MAP International is a global Christian health and relief organization that partners with people living in conditions of poverty to save lives and develop healthier families and communities. Recognized for their 99% efficiency rating, they respond to the needs of those they serve by providing medicines, preventing disease and promoting health to create real hope and lasting change. Their mission is to advance the total health of people living in the world's poorest communities. They carry out that mission in the broad programmatic areas of community health development, disease prevention and eradication, relief and rehabilitation and global health advocacy.
Medicines and Health Supplies$479m
More than 13.6 million people were provided life-changing medicines and health supplies by MAP International in 2018. Working with 26 major partners, MAP provided medicines and health supplies in 104 countries. MAP supported more than 1,071 mission teams to help people in impoverished communities. Two new programs were started by MAP International in 2018 including the Pediatric Antibiotic Initiative and their Domestic Medicines Programs pilot in Georgia.
MAP provided more than $39MM in medicines and health supplies to those affected by disasters in 2018. 30,254 Disaster Health Kits were provided in 2018 including over 18,000 for Hurricane Florence. MAP also provided critical disaster relief for people fleeing violence in Syria, those affected by volcanoes in Guatemala and civil unrest in Nicaragua, and victims of flooding in Bolivia and Kenya.
Community Health Development - in 2018, Map's Community Health Development Programs Reached More Than 3.6 Million People Across Bolivia, Kenya, Cote D'ivoire, Liberia, and Indonesia. in Collaboration With Local Partners, Map Focused On Health Improvements and Empowerment in Three Core Program Areas$42m
1) Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD): MAP works with partners, local ministries of health and communities to prevent and treat NTDs, especially those that impact children.2) Maternal and Child Health: MAP works to address traditional health concerns to reduce maternal and child mortality and morbidity as well as other social, economic, environmental, and emotional concerns that can impact the development and well-being of mothers and children.3) Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: In collaboration with local partners and ministries of health, MAP has expanded access to clean water and improved sanitation through latrines and hand washing stations, construction, rehabilitation of water wells, and ongoing education.