Map Data and Definitions - Where We Work

Where we work
This map offers an overall high-level view of where we work by country. It is not intended to offer detail of the individual states or districts that have received our aid.

Emergency Programs
Supporting and empowering communities and frontline health workers across the continuum of disaster preparedness, response and recovery. 

Access to Medicine
Support to partner hospitals, clinics and medical teams to increase access and improve health outcomes for their patients and communities.

Clinical Services
Supporting and delivering quality clinical services that bridge treatment, prevention and health promotion. 

Community Health
Supporting design and implementation of clinic-to-community programs to deliver sustained health improvements. 

Health Care Providers & Partners
Partner hospitals, clinics and medical teams/providers that have received support from AmeriCares within the past 2 years.

Corporate Partners
Providers of the donated medicines and supplies shipped to health care providers & partners

Shipments
Commodity assistance sent to health care providers & partners within the given timeframe.

Projects
Financial and/or technical assistance support for a specific initiative with a defined goal & set of outcomes.

Country Offices
Americares global sites that support program and project implementation.

Value of Aid
US-based value of medicines & medical supplies + financial project support for given time period.

Human Development Index
The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and income per capita indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. A country scores higher HDI when the lifespan is higher, the education level is higher, the GDP per capita is higher, the fertility rate is lower, and the inflation rate is lower. 
UNDP Human Development Report, 2014
http://hdr.undp.org/en/composite/HDI

Maternal Mortality Rate
Number of deaths due to pregnancy-related causes per 100,000 live births.
UNDP Human Development Reports, 2013
http://hdr.undp.org/en/indicators/89006

Under-five Mortality Rate 
Probability of dying between birth and exactly age 5, expressed per 1,000 live births.
UNDP Human Development Report, 2013
http://hdr.undp.org/en/indicators/57506

Number of community health workers
World Health Organization
http://apps.who.int/gho/data/view.main.TRADS

Cardiovascular diseases, deaths per 100 000
World Health Organization, 2012.
http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A865CARDIOVASCULAR?lang=en

Diabetes, deaths per 100 000 
World Health Organization, 2012
http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A865DIABETES?lang=en

Mental Health Outpatient facilities per 100 000
World Health Organization, 2011
http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.MHFAC?lang=en

Country Disaster Risk
United Nations University, 2014
 https://i.unu.edu/media/ehs.unu.edu/news/4070/11895.pdf 

Population
World Bank, 2015
http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.TOTL