Practitioners Agreement
Combined Eligibility Form and Practitioners Agreement


Ethicon contributes products and the majority of handling expenses required for distribution.

To offset the remaining handling costs, there is a required $65 (USD) tax-deductible service fee for orders in the United States and a $100 (USD) tax-deductible service fee for orders outside of the United States.

Ethicon pays for UPS ground shipping to addresses in the (lower 48) continental USA.

The cost of expedited shipments and/or shipments outside the continental USA are the responsibility of the ordering partner. Expedited and international shipping costs vary depending on destination.


Each physician may place an order with a 30 unit cap. Different limitations may apply to designated products. Product inclusion and quantity are subject to availability.

MAP International policy does not allow for transport of product to any U.S. embargoed country or ones subject to economic sanctions.


These product shipments are designed for convenience, can be checked as luggage, and are accompanied by a Customs Paperwork and Packing List allowing for easy navigation through Customs

MAP Policy does not allow for transport of medicines or medical products to any U.S. embargoed country or ones subject to economic sanctions.


Applicants must be licensed physicians. Physicians who practice outside the USA must submit additional documents so that MAP International can verify your credentials:

a. A copy of your current medical license.

b. One of these two documents:

• An official letter on local hospital letterhead confirming you are authorized to perform surgeries there.

• An official letter from the government of the country where you practice medicine confirming your license is valid and active.

Physicians must be participating in non-profit charitable work with a U.S. based 501(c)(3) or equivalent tax exempt charitable organization. Further eligibility will be determined based on completed eligibility forms.

It is required for all individuals who receive products from an Ethicon Medical Mission shipment to submit a completed survey when they return from their trip. Please keep this survey in mind when traveling.

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Global Impact of 2022

At MAP International, we believe that everyone deserves access to quality healthcare, no matter where they live. That’s why we’re committed to providing life-changing patient treatments to people in need around the world.

Our efforts have enabled us to provide critical medicines and health supplies to millions of people in 86 countries around the world. We’re also pleased to report that we increased our medicine delivery by $119 million from the previous year, totaling $745,372,921. Additionally, we provided $37,549,164 in disaster relief – a $24 million increase from 2021. Our mission is simple yet impactful: to provide essential medicines and health supplies to those in need so they can live life to the fullest.

In the fiscal year 2022 alone, we delivered over 16 million prenatal vitamins to 49 countries to support maternal and fetal health. We also provided over 119,000 oral rehydration salts, totaling nearly 3 million sachets, to 45 countries to help prevent dehydration. Additionally, we administered over 1.8 million deworming medications to patients in 15 countries and provided over 800,000 antibiotics to individuals in 57 countries. Through our Bringing Children Health (BCH) Program, we were able to reach over 324,000 children – an increase of over 243,000 from the previous year. By targeting our efforts where they’re needed most, we can make a real impact and improve the health and wellbeing of children around the world.

Thanks to our dedicated team and generous supporters, we’re able to make a real difference in the lives of those who need it most. Join us in our mission to create a healthier, more equitable world today.

Read our Annual Report

Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson MedTeach company, partners with MAP International to bring its medical products to people in need all over the world.

Today, nearly five billion people do not have access to quality surgery, and it’s estimated that nearly 25% of surgeries will have a post-operative complication. Delivering care to the hardest-to-reach areas doesn’t just mean within the human body. It means helping ensure access to quality surgery in communities around the world. It means pursuing our passion of putting humanity at the core of surgical care. Because safe surgery should be available, accessible, and possible for all.

Ethicon Product Donations Catalog

The Ethicon Product Donations Catalog provides select supplies to physicians. Products must be used in charitable treatment of the ill, needy, and infants in developing countries which have a demonstrated need. Ethicon shares an enduring commitment to advancing surgical care so more patients live longer, more fulfilling lives.

Conditional to eligibility, a physician may apply for up to 30 Ethicon units that are specific and most appropriate to their intended surgical procedures abroad.

Please submit your application at least 6 weeks before your trip departs.

You are limited to one approved application per physician per calendar year.

As a standard practice, J&J follows the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury, in regards to the sanctions, and other international mandates, developed in close cooperation with allied governments.

Please see the comprehensive list of countries under sanction by visiting the Office of Foreign Asset Control. You may also learn more at the Bureau of Industry and Security.

MAP is responsible for ensuring compliance with the sanctions, and the J&J interpretation of those sanctions.

Before applying to access product, please carefully read MAP International’s Policies and Guidelines for Medical Mission Teams

All individuals who receive Ethicon product donations are required to submit a completed feedback form when they return from their trip.

We recognize that some mission trips require a range of medicine and health supplies that is broader than what is offered through the Ethicon program. If you are looking for a wider range of products, visit the Short-Term Missions page administered by MAP International.

Additional information about MAP International can be found at