News

15Dec

Inter Care is Hiring – Part time, Trust Fundraiser
Inter Care is Hiring – Part time, Trust Fundraiser

  Are you an enthusiastic, proactive individual who is great at building relationships and is passionate about writing? We seek a confident, highly motivated and articulate experienced trust fundraiser to expand and develop income for the charity. A substantial part of the role will be generating income for the Charity by writing effective applications to … Continue reading Inter Care is Hiring – Part time, Trust Fundraiser

27Nov

Leicester Lions visit Inter Care
Leicester Lions visit Inter Care

            Thank you to representatives from Leicester Lions, John and Michael, who visited Inter Care on Monday 27th November – Pictured above. Leicester Lions sponsored consignments of vital medical aid for Nkhamenya Hospital and Katete Community Hospital, Malawi. As a thank you from Inter Care, we invited 2 representatives to … Continue reading Leicester Lions visit Inter Care

14Nov

Inter Care is Hiring – Fundraising & Communications Intern
Inter Care is Hiring – Fundraising & Communications Intern

Established in 1974, Inter Care sends targeted medical aid to rural health units in some of the poorest parts of Africa. The health units we support serve a catchment population of over 10 million in Ghana, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. Inter Care is looking for a graduate intern to join our small team … Continue reading Inter Care is Hiring – Fundraising & Communications Intern

03Nov

Universal Health Coverage
Universal Health Coverage
“Without health, people have nothing”, Dr Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organisation. In July 2017, Graça Machel, Mozambican politician and widow of former South African President Nelson Mandela, and Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, visited Tanzania to promote progress towards Universal Health Coverage. Universal Health Coverage means everyone receives the health care they need without suffering financial hardship. As … Continue reading Universal Health Coverage

27Oct

Zambia’s Compulsory HIV Testing
Zambia’s Compulsory HIV Testing
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has announced the legalisation of HIV testing and treatment in all public health institutions without the informed consent of patients. According to the president, the strategy, which has replaced voluntary counselling and testing, "prioritises the fight against HIV by ensuring that people know their status". Activists argue that apart from being an infringement … Continue reading Zambia’s Compulsory HIV Testing

20Oct

Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
The growing popularity of fast food in parts of Africa is changing eating habits and affecting health. Ghana, for example, with a population of over 28 million people and pockets of extreme poverty, has enjoyed unprecedented national prosperity in the last decade. Despite the economy slowing down recently, it is rebounding and the signs of … Continue reading Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food

23Jun

Accendo Pharma and ActiKid ® generous donation!
Accendo Pharma and ActiKid ® generous donation!

  On behalf of all at Inter Care and our partner health units in Africa, we wish to say a huge thank you to Accendo Pharma (http://accendopharma.com/#!home). On Monday 19th June, Accendo Pharma very generously donated 350 packs of Bendroflumethiazide 2.5mg and 369 packs of ActiKid ® multi-vitamin chewable tablets to Inter Care! We also received a donation of their new … Continue reading Accendo Pharma and ActiKid ® generous donation!

23May

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 23rd May 2017 
International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 23rd May 2017 

  An estimated 2 million women and girls in Africa live with obstetric fistula It is estimated that another 100,000 develop the condition every year Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic childbirth injuries. It is a hole between the birth canal and bladder or rectum caused by prolonged, obstructed labour, without … Continue reading International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 23rd May 2017 

05May

World Health Organisation – Fight Antibiotic Resistance
World Health Organisation – Fight Antibiotic Resistance

  Antibiotic resistance is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria change in response to the use of these medicines. Bacteria, not humans or animals, become antibiotic-resistant. These bacteria may infect humans and animals, and the infections they cause are harder to treat than those caused … Continue reading World Health Organisation – Fight Antibiotic Resistance

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