Current world crisis news from CMAT

CMAT EMERGENCY ALERT #1: Hurricane Irma 2017

September 8, 2017:  CMAT continues to monitor the progress of Hurricane Irma and is standing by for further guidance from the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) for potential deployment.  A formal appeal for international assistance has not yet been made by any of the countries affected. Irma’s wide band swept over Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, St. Barthélemy, Sint Maarten, Puerto Rico, […]

CMAT welcomes three new board members and one reelected board member!

The 2017 online election was open from January 22 to February 3. CMAT would like to thank all the members who voted, and all the candidates who participated in this years’ election.  It was a very close race, and congratulations go out to the newly elected and re-elected board members! Welcome to Nathan Blackstock, Carolyn Davies, […]

CMAT 2017 Annual General Meeting of Members today – Login information below

CMAT’s 2015 Annual General Meeting of members (AGM) will be held live ONLINE today:  Sunday February 05, 2017 at 14:00 (Eastern) 11:00 (Pacific) 12:00 (Mountain) 13:00 (Central) 15:00 (Atlantic) Login information is provided below, and an agenda is also posted. CMAT Annual General Meeting LINK (will be active 10 minutes prior to start of meeting on Feb […]

CMAT 2017 Board of Directors Nominations

Canadian Medical Assistance Teams has three (3) regular positions (each 3 year terms) on the board of directors posted for election. In addition, a fourth position has recently opened, to complete the remaining one year term of outgoing Treasurer Martin Metz. Voting by registered members will be held using online balloting between January 22nd and February […]

CMAT AGM 2017 and Call for Nominations!

CMAT’s 2017 Annual General Meeting of Members (AGM) will be held on Sunday February 5, 2017.  Three (3) positions are up for election on the CMAT Board of Directors, each for a three (3) year term. NOMINATION GUIDELINES All nominations should be sent to the nomination committee’s attention: [email protected] stating the following information: Nominee’s full name […]

CMAT Response Team in Haïti: Travelling to the remote western regions

November 9, 2016 – Jérémie, Haïti  – The Team arrived in Jérémie over the weekend, and spent a restful night graciously hosted by friends at the Centre Pastoral et Catechetique Maria Stella Maris.  We thank the community centre for allowing our team to set up their tents indoors, allowing them to stay dry! While staying at […]

CMAT is thrilled to receive donated portable vaccine fridges!

CMAT is thrilled and grateful to accept a major donation of two medical-grade portable refrigerator/ freezers. The addition of these two units to our equipment roster not only helps CMAT meet its World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Medical Team Accreditation requirements, they will help people affected by disaster from acquiring vaccine-preventable illness by carrying vaccines […]

Emergency Alert: Hurricane Matthew

October 3 2016:  CMAT is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Matthew and standing by for further instructions for deployment.  An expected destructive encounter is anticipated in the next 24-36 hours with Haiti, Jamaica, and Cuba. As of the 8 pm EDT Sunday the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said Matthew’s top sustained winds were 145 mph, a […]

CMAT 2015 Board Elections – List of Candidates

Canadian Medical Assistance Teams has two positions on the board of directors posted for election.  Voting by registered members will be held using online balloting between November 1st and November 15th. The results will be announced at the CMAT Annual General Meeting of Members being in held in Toronto on November 21st.  The following terms […]