31MarWorld Health Day 2016
World Health Day is on the 7th of April each year. The day marks the anniversary of the World Health Organisation (WHO), which was founded in 1948. Each year a theme is selected for World Health Day that highlights a priority area of concern for WHO – this year the focus is on diabetes. In … Continue reading World Health Day 2016
07MarInternational Women’s Day 2016
The 8th March is International Women’s Day. First recognised in 1906, this global day celebrates the achievements of women and calls for action to accelerate gender parity. Despite many advances for women, progress has slowed in many places across the world and The World Economic Forum estimates at current rates gender parity will not be … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2016
10FebMeet Harvinder, a qualified Doctor who has a passion for helping those in need.
Harvinder visited the Moshi District of Tanzania in June 2015, where his grandfather had worked as an engineer. He witnessed the challenges faced by the population when trying to access health care along with the shortage of antibiotics. He also noted difficulties in trying to maintain proper hygiene due to limited access to clean water … Continue reading Meet Harvinder, a qualified Doctor who has a passion for helping those in need.
05FebInter Care is recruiting
Inter Care seeks a confident, highly motivated, articulate, experienced administrator to join its small team. Based in the Inter Care office in Syston, Leicestershire, the administrator will support the General Manager in the smooth running of the office. Good communication is key as the post holder will be the first contact for telephone and … Continue reading Inter Care is recruiting
28JanUrgent Appeal for Healthcare Goods
Since December 2015, Inter Care has been unable to recycle patient returned medicines due to EU legislation and while we have been able to source some basic medicines, such as antibiotics and painkillers, from a number of pharmaceutical companies, we urgently need GP practices and other healthcare professionals to send us surplus Healthcare goods. These … Continue reading Urgent Appeal for Healthcare Goods
18JanKomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana
“We wish to acknowledge receipt of all the supplies you sent us in October,2015. We are in indeed grateful for your efforts in getting us these supplies, which has and continues to impact positively on the care we give to our patients’. We wish to assure you that, these medical supplies would be strictly used … Continue reading Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana
15JanLatest on the Ebola outbreak:
Sierra Leone officials have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization declared the latest West Africa outbreak over. Read more on the BBC’s website here. Link
08JanMulilansolo Mission Rural Health Centre, Zambia
We wish to share this acknowledgement from our friends in Zambia which I am sure you shall all like as much as we do. To all who have supported us in 2015 and those who continue to, this is how you help. Thank you! “Inter care Greetings from Mulilansolo Mission RHC. The staff of Mulilansolo … Continue reading Mulilansolo Mission Rural Health Centre, Zambia
18DecKwediboma, Thank you
It is wonderful to hear that the support we provide is helping those in vital need! Merry Christmas from all at Inter Care. “Good afternoon, In the Autumn you kindly helped me send two Microlife Vital Signs Alert Blood Pressure monitors to Kwediboma. The monitors are in use and the Sisters say that they are playing … Continue reading Kwediboma, Thank you
17NovHigh Sheriff of Leicester visits Inter Care
Thank you to High Sheriff of Leicestershire Gordon Arthur and Janet for visiting our facilities on Tuesday 17th November 2015. We very much enjoyed showing you the work that we do and hope to see you both again soon. High Sheriff of Leicester Gordon Arthur pictured here with some of Inter Cares Tuesday volunteers.