Press Release

International Medical Corps Celebrates 25-years of Lifesaving Humanitarian Work

International Medical Corps will mark 25 years of lifesaving humanitarian work with a celebration Tuesday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.  International Medical Corps will present the Humanitarian Award to Dr. Sabrina Kay, a Los Angeles-based philanthropist and long-time advocate of the organization; the Founder’s Award to Dr. Shamail Azimi, Medical Director for International Medical Corps’ Pakistan program; and the Global Citizen Award to Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. and its partners which contributed to the organization’s disaster response efforts during the Haiti earthquake and the Indian Ocean Tsunami.

Since its founding in 1984, International Medical Corps, headquartered in Los Angeles, has delivered more than $1 billion in emergency relief and health care services to tens of millions of people in 50 countries, including during the refugee crisis in Darfur, the Rwandan genocide, the Indian Ocean tsunami, the earthquake in Haiti and the recent floods in Pakistan.

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