Vaccinations and preventative care 2018-03-17T18:39:48+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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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 [...]

Vaccines, Bibles, and God’s perfect timing

August 22nd, 2016|

MAF not only delivers vaccines, but aims to work for the Kingdom in multiple ways Story and Photo by Rebecca Dillingham, MAF pilot in Madagascar MAF does not only deliver vaccines, but aims to work for the Kingdom in multiple ways. MAF is stepping up to use the planes [...]

Health in a Box

May 13th, 2016|

MAF saves 4 days of travel in providing life-saving vaccines in Madagascar Story: Jocelyn Plett, MAF Madagascar When I asked the man waiting in the MAF hangar for the reason he is traveling to Marolambo, he said that he was the ‘Depositer de Medicament’ of Marolambo. A position, he [...]

MAF is vital to rebuilidng Haiti

January 11th, 2012|

Two years after a devastating earthquake crippled Haiti and killed thousands, Mission Aviation Fellowship remains actively involved in the rebuilding process, supporting more than 30 relief organizations with critical flights to 15 airstrips. 'We have been encouraged by the progress made in Haiti over the past year, but we [...]

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