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International Medical Corps Honors Humanitarian Leaders at Annual Awards Celebration, Including Actor and Activist Sanaa Lathan and Corporate Partner AIG

International Medical Corps will honor leaders, including actor, director and activist Sanaa Lathan, and corporate partner AIG, for their dedication in helping the organization respond to humanitarian crises around the world. The Los Angeles-based relief organization will hold its Annual Awards Celebration on Thursday, September 29, at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, CA. Representatives …

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International Medical Corps Partners with the United Arab Emirates to Provide Nutrition Services in Yemen Amid Global Hunger Crisis

With generous support from the United Arab Emirates through the Famine Relief Fund, International Medical Corps is implementing an emergency nutrition services project in southwestern Yemen to support underserved communities in the Al Dhale’e, Lahj and Taiz governorates. Yemen is reeling under multiple crises, including outbreaks of disease, economic crises, fuel shortages, rising inflation and …

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International Medical Corps partners with the United Arab Emirates to prevent and treat malnutrition in Ethiopia

With generous support from the United Arab Emirates through the Famine Relief Fund, International Medical Corps is implementing an emergency nutrition services project to support underserved, drought-affected communities in three woredas (districts) in the Oromia region in Ethiopia: Fedis, Gola Oda and Midega Tola. Ethiopia is experiencing its fourth consecutive failed rainy season, causing extreme …

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International Medical Corps partners with Meta for Afghanistan earthquake relief efforts

Together with International Medical Corps, Meta has announced support for immediate relief and rescue efforts in Afghanistan, where the recent earthquake has caused widespread devastation and displacement of communities. This support will go toward providing essential relief items for thousands of people who are looking to the international community for support. The earthquake has resulted …

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International Medical Corps Approved as an Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Type 1 Provider; First NGO Worldwide to Receive Classification in both Fixed and Mobile EMT Type 1

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified humanitarian organization and premier first responder International Medical Corps as an Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Type 1 provider, capable of deploying quickly and providing medical services in response to a disaster anywhere in the world. The WHO created the EMT concept to standardize medical deployments in the event …

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International Medical Corps Announces New AGFUND Grant Supporting Primary Healthcare Services in Erbil, Iraq

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 7, 2021—The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) has expanded its support to Syrian refugees in Erbil, Iraq, by providing a $100,000 grant to International Medical Corps, a global humanitarian organization. The project, which started in March 2021, will last for nine months and deliver lifesaving health services and equipment, including …

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International Medical Corps Donates 1.5 Million PPE Items to 21 Nursing Homes in Los Angeles and Conducts PPE and IPC Training

In response to the increase in COVID-19-related deaths in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, which have been hampered by a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), International Medical Corps is partnering in Los Angeles with these organizations to help prevent deaths and educate staff about infection prevention and control (IPC). According to the Los Angeles …

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International Medical Corps-Backed Research Sheds New Light On Ebola Treatment

Early treatment of Ebola patients with vitamin A supplements led to reduced mortality among those diagnosed with the deadly virus, according to an International Medical Corps-supported research study published earlier this month. The study, which appeared in the Journal of Nutrition, was one of three such research papers published in recent months based on data …

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International Medical Corps, with Support from FedEx and Abbvie, Deploys Temporary Clinics to PanCare Health for Patients in Need After Hurricane Michael

International Medical Corps is continuing its efforts to help Floridians following the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, collaborating with FedEx and AbbVie to deliver, set up and outfit two temporary clinics for PanCare Health. The facilities and equipment will enable PanCare Health to continue offering medical and dental services to at-risk populations in Marianna and …

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International Medical Corps Responding to Indonesian Earthquake and Tsunami

International Medical Corps has sent an emergency response team to Indonesia following a series of powerful earthquakes that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28. The largest quake, a powerful magnitude 7.5, triggered a tsunami that hit nearby coastlines, including the coastal city of Palu. The massive earthquake was centered about 35 …

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