MAP INTERNATIONAL'S HEALTH & HOPE BLOG

10 of the Best Charities Everyone's Heard Of

Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most prestigious charity monitor, has not only rated MAP International as a 4 Star charity once again, but has also given MAP a PERFECT 100 score! Today, Charity Navigator released the following ranking calling MAP "one of the 10 best charities everyone's heard of".

Charity Navigator says MAP executes our mission in a “fiscally responsible way while adhering to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities.”

MAP earned perfect scores in Financial Health, Accountability and Transparency. We are 100 percent committed to bringing health and hope to children and families with the most need in over 100 countries around the world.

Topics: Health Medicines Relief MAP’s Charity Rating Charity Rating Financial Accountability Charity Navigator

Lives at Stake: Seeing Zika Firsthand

When the members of the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC, planned their mission trip to the Dominican Republic they hoped to work on a building project and teach Vacation Bible School. But when they were able to takeMedical Mission Packs from MAP International, they learned how they could save lives while protecting themselves from Zika at the same time.

Topics: Relief Zika Dominican Republic

Ebola, Two Years Later

Two years ago, as Americans were celebrating our independence with hotdogs and fireworks, West Africa was nearing the peak of the most deadly Ebola outbreak the world has ever faced.

Topics: Health Relief Ebola Liberia

World Refugee Day 2016

World Refugee Day 2016

Monday, June 20th, on the UN’s declared World Refugee Day, there are over 50 million refugees around the world.  Many of them are women and children, struggling to survive after fleeing their homes amidst conflict, famine, and natural disasters.

Topics: Health disaster relief medical relief Medicines Relief Partners Global Health

7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Ecuador

On the evening of Saturday, April 16th a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook the coastal region of Ecuador.  The death toll is nearing 300 with reports of over 2,500 people injured. Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has declared it a state of emergency, with the number of dead expected to rise “considerably” as crews continue to remove bodies from the rubble, Correa said.

Topics: disaster relief medical relief Latin America Relief Ecuador earthquakes

A Long-Term Need: Nepal Earthquake Relief

Most of the world is aware that just a little over a year ago a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, killing an estimated 8,000 people and potentially wounding tens of thousands more.

Topics: medical relief Relief earthquakes Nepal

Are we really changing the world? A look at Georgia’s key role in changing the world.

A new report from CNBC names Georgia-based global health nonprofit MAP International  number two among the “Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2015.” Among the top 10 charities included on CNBC’s list, MAP has a score of 99.92, based on financial health, accountability and transparency of reporting. We had to stop for a moment of reflection with such a distinguished title and think on what exactly what are we doing to change the world?

Topics: Health Medicines Relief

Partnerships of Health & Hope, Saving Lives One Box at a Time

For over 20 years, MAP International’s Medical Mission Packs Program has provided essential medicines and medical supplies to improve the health and wellbeing of children and families around the world. Since its inception, nearly 44,000 MMPs have been provided to US physicians and medical personnel, providing medical aid to children and families in over 120 countries.

Topics: Health Medical Mission Packs Medicines Relief Partners