Vaccinations and preventative care2018-03-17T18:39:48+00:00

Vaccinations and preventative care

MAF delivers vaccines to remote areas, protecting children against polio, diphtheria, measles, and other illnesses. The speed and efficiency of MAF aircraft allows this precious cargo to reach remote villages in hours instead of days, ensuring that the “cold chain” is not broken and vaccinations remain effective.

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Ebola relief efforts continue despite temporary relocation

January 10th, 2019|

Ebola relief efforts continue despite temporary relocation.Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) has been transporting vaccines, medical personnel and supplies, and sanitation equipment into the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since early August to aid efforts to stem an outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD).MAF [...]

Improving wellbeing and health of vulnerable communities

November 19th, 2018|

Cooperating with local operators in hospitals, health centers, villages and universities, MAF helps partner organization CUAMM protect and improve the wellbeing and health of vulnerable communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 1950, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, an Italian non-governmental organization (NGO), started operating in South Sudan in 2006 with the [...]

MAF assists in the fight against latest ebola outbreak

June 18th, 2018|

Mission Aviation Fellowship has joined the response by flying medical personnel and supplies into the DRC. Nineteen people have died and 39 more are infected from the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). News outlets report that [...]

MAF Works to Help Combat Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

October 26th, 2016|

MAF Works with Partners to Prevent the Spread of mosquito-borne disease including Zika virus Story and Photos by Kim Job and Deborah Moser What creature causes the most human deaths every year? A shark, a snake or perhaps tapeworm, might be your first guess. But with an estimated 725,000 [...]

A Cloudy Day in Katahe

August 23rd, 2016|

Despite having little material wealth, locals welcome MAF with a display of gratitude Story and photo by by MAF Logistics Manager, Stewart Ayling After 5 years of crawling through the Dar es Salaam traffic, to chase up work permits and pilot’s licenses, in my role as MAF Logistics Manager, [...]

Flying to Fight Cholera

August 23rd, 2016|

Cholera remains a pressing health concern for the South Maasai in Tanzania – MAF is ready to respond! Story by Jarkko Korhonen and Emilie Schweers. Photo by by Jarkko Korhonen Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease caused by the consumption of contaminated food or water. Without treatment, this bacterial [...]

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