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In Africa, treatable medical tragedies disrupt millions of families every year. Parents are often unable to work because they are caring for a sick child, or they have health problems themselves that prevent them from providing for their family. With little to no access to affordable, quality healthcare, many Africans have no other option but […]

The movement for clean water

Boy smiling with water spout

Benjamin Franklin famously said, “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” Those that live in the United States often do not think twice about the source of their water or whether it is safe to bathe in or drink. It is a luxury that billions of people worldwide do not know, an […]

MAP INTERNATIONAL: Baby Ali Receives Pediatric Antibiotics

Saving Lives with Pediatric Antibiotics

Dr. Mohamed Abdihalim, a neuroradiologist in St. Paul, Minnesota, has a heart for the people of Somalia and for serving those who have little access to necessary medical resources. He runs Somali Medical Relief, a charity that provides affordable medical imaging services in Bosaso, Somalia. For the past three years, Dr. Abdihalim has been leading […]

MAP INTERNATIONAL: Eximè Esther’s Story

Eximè Esther

MAP International is one of the primary donors of critical medications and prenatal vitamins that the Oriani Health Center, a small clinic in the poor, rural village of Oriani clinic that Food for the Poor serves with emergency relief and sustainable development projects. One of the women that the Oriani Health Center serves is Eximè […]


Dr. Saul and his wife, Laura, run a mission clinic in a small town near Guatemala’s Pacific coast. Earlier this year, they were trying to find already scarce personal protective equipment – including masks and gloves – to serve the needs of people. They could have never imagined how much they would need that equipment […]

When you’ve lost everything, a toothbrush and a bar of soap are life-savers

A woman and child with a MAP International Disaster Health Kit.

Medicine for Everyone MAP International, founded 65 years ago as Medical Assistance Programs (MAP) International has provided medicines and medical supplies to billions of people who need them the most. For those of us with easy access to a drugstore on every intersection, it can be hard to imagine that in developing countries, even hospitals […]


To Albertina and her husband, every child is a gift from God. So even though her seven children were almost grown, she was thrilled to discover she was pregnant again. And when her son was born with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, she continued to celebrate his birth, even though her family lives in a […]