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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The Long Fight with Ebola

July 18th, 2019|

People and organizations from all over the world are joining together in a massive effort to help in the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Flights provided by MAF are one of the quickest and most efficient means of transporting supplies and people to [...]

MAF flies measles vaccines in Madagascar

April 9th, 2019|

In early April, the MAF team in Madagascar flew 375,200 live doses of measles vaccinations to assist in the fight against this killer childhood disease. Madagascar is currently experiencing a severe outbreak of the life-threatening disease, which can cause blindness, pneumonia, brain swelling and death. Measles is an extremely [...]

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 [...]

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