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Inter Care sends high quality medical aid to rural health units in sub-Saharan Africa

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22Mar

Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd fund Inter Care’s brand new IT system
Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd fund Inter Care’s brand new IT system

Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd (MPL), based in Loughborough, has recently funded a brand new online stock control system for Syston based charity Inter Care. The new system will help the charity track the recycled surplus quality medicines and healthcare goods it sends to rural health units in some of the poorest parts of Africa. As a … Continue reading Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd fund Inter Care’s brand new IT system

20Mar

Malawi raises legal age of marriage
Malawi raises legal age of marriage

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has approved a law which raises the age for marriage from 16 to 18. Local and foreign non-governmental organisations have long campaigned for the ban on child marriage, saying it “traps girls, their families and communities into a cycle of inter-generational poverty”. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-32325177. Each year, 15 million girls are married before … Continue reading Malawi raises legal age of marriage

09Mar

The Bishop of Nottingham visits Inter Care
The Bishop of Nottingham visits Inter Care

Syston based charity Inter Care was delighted to receive a visit from its Patron, The Right Reverend Patrick Joseph McKinney, Bishop of Nottingham, on the 7th March 2017. The Bishop met staff and some of Inter Care’s team of volunteers on a tour of the charity’s warehouse and office. The Bishop has been supporting Inter … Continue reading The Bishop of Nottingham visits Inter Care

08Mar

Karmic Angels donates thousands of pounds worth of medical aid to Inter Care
Karmic Angels donates thousands of pounds worth of medical aid to Inter Care

  Karmic Angels, a charity which supports rural communities in The Gambia to overcome poverty and suffering, has donated around £6,000 worth of aid to Inter Care. We are extremely grateful to Karmic Angels for their very generous donation of goods. The aid, which includes bandages, needles, disposable gloves, mosquito wipes, anti-bacterial products, skin creams, … Continue reading Karmic Angels donates thousands of pounds worth of medical aid to Inter Care

27Feb

Ebola vaccine could be available by 2018
Ebola vaccine could be available by 2018

A highly effective vaccine that guards against the deadly Ebola virus could be available by 2018, says the World Health Organisation. Trials of the vaccine, called rVSV-ZEBOV, conducted in Guinea, show it offers 100% protection. Ten days after vaccination, none of the trial subjects developed Ebola virus disease. The very few who did, in the … Continue reading Ebola vaccine could be available by 2018

27Jun

Stirling Anglian Pharmaceuticals donates £1,375 worth of medical aid
Stirling Anglian Pharmaceuticals donates £1,375 worth of medical aid

On behalf of all at Inter Care and our beneficiaries in Africa, we would like to say a huge thank you to Stirling Anglian Pharmaceuticals for their wonderful recent donation of Cosmocol. In total Inter Care received 600 boxes of 20 sachets of Orange, Lemon and lime flavoured Cosmocol, an oral laxative. This medication, which … Continue reading Stirling Anglian Pharmaceuticals donates £1,375 worth of medical aid

23May

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2016
International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2016

The 23rd May is International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. Calling for an end to this devastating childbirth injury within a generation, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon states, “it pains me deeply that this preventable and treatable condition still exists in our world, mainly affecting the poorest and most marginalised women and girls, causing them even greater … Continue reading International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2016

26Apr

World Immunization Week – 24th-30th April.
World Immunization Week – 24th-30th April.

The aim of World Immunization Week is to promote one of the world’s most powerful tools for health – the use of vaccines to protect, or ‘immunize’, people of all ages against disease. Immunization prevents between 2 and 3 million deaths every year. Without vaccines, global eradication of smallpox and the elimination of polio and … Continue reading World Immunization Week – 24th-30th April.

25Apr

World Malaria Day 2016
World Malaria Day 2016

The 25th April is World Malaria Day. Established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2008, its purpose is to highlight the global effort to control malaria. The theme for 2016 is “End Malaria for Good”. About malaria Malaria is preventable and treatable, yet in 2015 an estimated 214 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide and … Continue reading World Malaria Day 2016

01Apr

WHO downgrades Ebola health risk
WHO downgrades Ebola health risk

The latest update on Ebola in Africa. To date there have been 12 small clusters of cases the most recent on 17th March 2016 in Guniea. The WHO says countries have been able to quickly contain these outbreaks. However experts say we should remain vigilant. Worldwide, there have been 28,639 cases of Ebola virus disease … Continue reading WHO downgrades Ebola health risk

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