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25 Aug 2009 description

[PORTLAND, Ore., August 25, 2009] Medical Teams International, along with its Global Relief Alliance partners, is the recipient of a $1.92 million grant to provide primary health care to 105,000 people in West Darfur.

The Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is providing the grant to Medical Teams International and its Christian partners on the scene to supply health, nutrition and water aid until July 2010.

"Our goal is to improve access and increase the quality of primary health care in clinics and health training in four communities - including one community where …

10 Mar 2008 description

Volunteers with Medical Teams International are among handful of U.S. medical volunteers working in the war-torn region

(PORTLAND, ORE. - March 10, 2008) Two Oregon volunteers with Medical Teams International leave this Friday to care for thousands of traumatized families camped in emergency shelters in West Darfur, Sudan.

13 Aug 2007 description

Funds will help 60,000 people struggling to survive

(PORTLAND, ORE. - Aug. 13, 2007) Medical Teams International will step up its relief efforts in Sudan thanks to a $1.4 million grant from the federal government.

06 Apr 2007 description

Missouri physician one of few Americans to serve in Darfur

(PORTLAND, ORE. - April 6, 2007) On April 9, Medical Teams International will send its first medical volunteer to West Darfur in 18 months. Dr. Jon Bird, an emergency room physician from Farmington, Missouri, will help care for thousands of families forced to flee their homes from ongoing violence.

Dr. Bird will spend four weeks in the Sudanese region of Darfur, an area that the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis.