2 Billion people don’t have access to basic medicines
Somewhere in the world right now, a child is suffering needlessly while a parent is watching helplessly… all because they don’t have access to a few dollars’ worth of
medicine that could save their lives.
For nearly two billion people living in extreme poverty in the developing world, access to medicines that we take for granted in the West – like aspirin for a fever or antibiotics for a child’s pneumonia – are simply unattainable. MAP works tirelessly to get life-changing medicines and health supplies to millions of sick and suffering.
More than half of childhood deaths under the age of five are due to preventable diseases.
The World Health Organization's Essential Medicines List classifies amoxicillin as a key first-choice antibiotic to combat infections. Learn More »
It is estimated that chronic diseases will account for almost three-quarters of all deaths worldwide.
Chronic diseases especially affects communities in developing countries. Learn More »
300 million people are living with a rare disease worldwide
And sadly, 30% of children with a rare disease will not live to see their 5th birthday. Learn More »
Neglected Tropical Diseases
NTDs are a group of parasitic and bacterial diseases that cause substantial illness for more than one billion people globally
NTDs cause untold anguish and suffering – and often deformities and disfigurations. Learn More »
More than 75% of people suffering from mental disorders in the developing world receive no treatment or care
In Liberia specifically, many people are suffering needlessly. Learn More »
Natural disasters affect over 100 million people each year.
MAP mobilizes to get lifesaving medicines and health supplies to our on-the-ground partners to aid survivors. Learn More »
More than 500,000 women die every year during pregnancy or childbirth, the vast majority in developing countries
Many essential vitamins remain out of reach for millions of people in need. Learn More »
Domestic Medicine Program
Over 27 million people in the United States live without insurance.
Many patients are unable to afford a doctor visit or prescription medication and therefore forego these services until they become critically sick. Learn More »
Approximately 45% of deaths among children under five are linked to undernutrition
Dehydration is equally detrimental to both children and adults. Learn More »