26AprWorld 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.
25AprWorld 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
01AprWHO 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
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
09MarPlay unity lottery for as little as £1 per week for a chance to win up to £25,000!
50p from every £1 you spend is donated to Inter Care! 50p could pay for one thermometer to be sent to one of our clinics or hospitals and if you win the £25,000 jackpot Inter Care also wins £2,500! By playing for 10 weeks you would have donated enough money to send 10 thermometers to Africa. You … Continue reading Play unity lottery for as little as £1 per week for a chance to win up to £25,000!
08MarInter Care Quiz Night raised £613!
A huge thank you to all who attended our Quiz Night on 9th March 2016. This was a very successful night with more teams than ever before attending. Inter Care wishes to express their thanks to the wonderful staff at the Queen Victoria for allowing us to host our Quiz Night at their lovely venue … Continue reading Inter Care Quiz Night raised £613!
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.
06FebInter Care Ceilidh raised £1,474!
A huge thank you to everyone who joined us at our Céilidh on the 5th February! We are delighted to say that the dance floor was bursting at the seams and that we continue to receive wonderful comments about how delicious our Artisan style Ploughman’s supper was! This year we sold more tickets than ever … Continue reading Inter Care Ceilidh raised £1,474!
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