In Despair, Hope
At its core, MAP’s mission and ministry are best exemplified by the call of the Gospel, where Jesus says, “when I was sick, you looked after me.”
In everything we do, we believe we are guided by God in reaching millions of the world’s sick and the suffering – the poorest and often most forgotten among us.
Through an incredible network of partnerships, MAP International mobilizes individuals to meet the needs of others—by providing medicine for the world.
We also have mission partners on the ground with deep local roots among those we seek to reach. Such partnerships are how MAP does its work, as servants of the servants. Together, we help those who suffer realize their God-given potential and bring health and hope to a world desperately in need of both.
Medical Mission Program
Whether you’re part of a church mission trip, a school program or traveling alone or with friends, delivering much-needed medicines and supplies can be life-changing for you and lifesaving for those you visit. You can select from an inventory of the most frequently-used medicines and health supplies in communities served by medical mission teams or create a custom order. Prescription and over-the-counter medications are available.Learn More
“MAP understands the connection between ill health and poverty and appreciates acute care and community health development as an integral part of health provision. MAP understands the needs in Kenya and is helping the people to meet them at the community level. We’re helping Kenya’s poorest. That’s what I’ve always wanted to do.”
— Dr. Julius Kavuludi
MAP Health Fellowship
MAP provides travel scholarships to health students & graduates pursuing global health missions. Scholarship-supported students serve with well-qualified physicians associated with rural or urban mission hospitals, clinics, or community health programs. Since the program was founded in 1970, MAP has sent nearly 2,000 fellows to 52 countries.Learn More
“There are critical global health needs, and there are health students who have the capacities to meet those needs. MAP’s Health Fellowship provides scholarships that connect the two.”
— Candace Rowell, Senior Program Manager
Surgical Supplies Program
Whether it is a c-section to deliver a baby, a cleft palate surgery for a child, or something as complicated as heart surgery, sutures are critical to operating on a patient. Without surgical supplies such as sutures and other medical devices, lifesaving surgeries cannot take place.
Every year, MAP provides surgical supplies to US and international surgeons and mission teams who are treating thousands of patients each year.