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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

31Mar

World Health Day 2016
World 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

07Mar

International Women’s Day 2016
International 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

10Feb

Meet Harvinder, a qualified Doctor who has a passion for helping those in need.
Meet 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.

05Feb

Inter Care is recruiting
Inter 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

28Jan

Urgent Appeal for Healthcare Goods
Urgent 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

18Jan

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana
Komfo 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

15Jan

Latest on the Ebola outbreak:
Latest 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

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