Catholic Medical Mission Board

Founded in 1912, the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) has worked for over a century around the world on innovative community health programs that mobilize faith-based facilities and organizations. Programs focus on distributing medical supplies in resource-poor countries, placing volunteer medical professionals in faith-based healthcare facilities, and providing medical care and humanitarian aid following disasters. In 2003, CMMB partnered with the Pan American Health Organization in a $4.4 million campaign for child survival in Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Haiti; CMMB mobilized other faith-based groups in these countries and provided medical volunteers to distribute essential antibiotics, anti-diarrheals, infant hydration kits, and basic vaccinations. CMMB also has a significant presence in Africa, where its anti-HIV programs such as AIDSRelief and Born to Live work to combat mortality rates and mother-to-infant transmission.

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