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A Look Back: Two Years Since the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, International Medical Corps has expanded our work throughout the country. Here’s a look at how we’ve helped.

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Logistics and Procurement Team Fights Climate Change

As climate change-related catastrophes devastate the communities where we work, International Medical Corps is working hard to adapt. And there is perhaps no part of our organization that can make a bigger impact on lowering our emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases than the Global Logistics & Supply Chain team, which oversees …

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International Medical Corps Collaborates with Flexport.org to Expand Scope of Award-winning Supply Chain Management Software

Now directly integrated with Flexport technology, International Medical Corps’ Pharmaceutical Information Management System (PIMS) provides additional visibility into the upstream management of the supply chain cycle for Flexport users. International Medical Corps, a global humanitarian relief organization based in Los Angeles, has collaborated with Flexport.org to expand the capacity of its award-winning Pharmaceutical Information Management …

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No Matter Where, Getting It There (Fast)

Logistics: the process of planning and executing the efficient procurement of goods, services and works, and the transportation and storage of those goods from the point of origin to the point of consumption or end use. Few areas of work at International Medical Corps have undergone greater change since we launched our first humanitarian mission …

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New Solar Fridge Opens Up Possibilities in Remote Area of Cameroon

Working with the Cameroon Ministry of Public Health, we are reducing COVID-19 illness and preventing deaths by helping with vaccinations and putting hardware where it’s needed most. We recently donated a solar refrigerator—which will be used for the storage of vaccines and cold packs—to the remote health district of Mbengwi in Northwest Cameroon, where we …

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Nothing Can Stop Cameroon’s Intrepid Field Supervisory Team

Last year, International Medical Corps began operating in northwestern Cameroon, a region that has suffered from internal armed conflict since 2016. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced and have fled into the bush, where they live in crowded, unhygienic, unhealthy conditions. Elderly people, pregnant and lactating women, young girls and children under the …

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Mobile Health Teams Make Treacherous Trek to Provide Care in Afghanistan

International Medical Corps provides healthcare services to the people of Nuristan province, an area in eastern Afghanistan that is characterized by mountains and river gorges, making travel to the area extremely difficult, especially in winter. Due to poor socioeconomic conditions, lack of adequate healthcare and insufficient health awareness, people in Nuristan are often in poor …

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Facebook is using its trove of data on 2.4 billion people to build maps to help fight diseases

On Monday, the Silicon Valley technology giant announced disease prevention maps – a set of maps available to health organisations and NGOs showing information like the movement of people and population density to help them understand people’s activity, with the aim of learning how epidemics might appear and evolve, and how best to tackle them.

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