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03Jul

Crescent Pharma Ltd – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018
Crescent Pharma Ltd – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018

On Wednesday 18th July 2018, 11 staff members at Crescent Pharma will be taking on the UK 3 peaks challenge (Snowdonia, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis). This will include walking 27 miles within 24 hours. This challenge is in aid of Inter Care, Project Gambia and Beta Charitable Trust with the hope to raise £5,000! They are … Continue reading Crescent Pharma Ltd – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018

17May

OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!
OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!

  On 19th February 2018, David Ritchie, former editor of Veterinary Practice magazine, generously donated 400 rucksacks to our warehouse, following the VetsNorth and VetsSouth conferences 2018. Gwen Covey-Crump, Clinical Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist at Langford Vets, found Inter Care’s contact details via a community champion after seeing hundreds of brand new rucksacks that could have gone to waste. … Continue reading OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!

19Apr

Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018
Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018

Martin Winter How did you hear about Inter Care? My Dad volunteers for Inter Care so I knew already about the phenomenal work that the charity does.  I’ve run a couple of marathons before, but never London, so when the chance came up to run the London Marathon and raise funds to support Inter Care, … Continue reading Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018

10Apr

Malawi poverty
Malawi poverty

Malawi is a largely agricultural country, which over the last 60 years has made some progress to overcome underdevelopment and to reduce poverty. Although there has been a 35% population rise over 10 years since 2005 to 18 Million, the percentage of people living below the poverty line and within rural areas has stayed at around 80% … Continue reading Malawi poverty

28Mar

Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania
Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania

In June 2017, President of Tanzania John Magifuli released a statement that, during his term as president, no girl student who gets pregnant will be allowed to return to school after they deliver their child. Since this statement, pregnant students have been arrested and may now be forced to testify in court as to who got them pregnant. … Continue reading Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania

14Mar

Medicines shortage in Tanzania
Medicines shortage in Tanzania

The Tanzanian Government has said in 2018/2019 it will set aside financial support to purchase medicines used to treat opportunistic infections for HIV-positive patients, which if not timely managed can be life threatening. Currently medicines such as Fluconazole and Aciclovir at health units in Tanzania are in short supply, due to developmental partners who have ceased … Continue reading Medicines shortage in Tanzania

08Feb

KCI generously donates over £60,000 of dressings!
KCI generously donates over £60,000 of dressings!

On behalf of all at Inter Care and our partner health units in Africa, we wish to say a huge thank you to KCI, an Acelity Company. Tuesday 23rd January 2018, trustees Alan & Jean made a visit to KCI, Skipton to collect a generous donation of dressings. This donation consisting of over 2 car … Continue reading KCI generously donates over £60,000 of dressings!

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