medicine

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

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

27Feb

Ebola vaccine could be available by 2018
Ebola vaccine could be available by 2018

A highly effective vaccine that guards against the deadly Ebola virus could be available by 2018, says the World Health Organisation. Trials of the vaccine, called rVSV-ZEBOV, conducted in Guinea, show it offers 100% protection. Ten days after vaccination, none of the trial subjects developed Ebola virus disease. The very few who did, in the … Continue reading Ebola vaccine could be available by 2018

22Apr

Our beneficiaries in Sierra Leone have been heavily affected by the terrible Ebola outbreak.
Our beneficiaries in Sierra Leone have been heavily affected by the terrible Ebola outbreak.

So far, since the beginning of October, Inter Care has sent emergency aid to the value of over £30,000 to 6 hospitals and health centres in Sierra Leone, who are in the front line of the Ebola crisis. We have been able to do this thanks to the generosity of Pal International Ltd, Crescent Pharma Ltd and other anonymous corporations who have kindly donated the medicines and personal protective equipment that are so desperately needed.