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22Feb

Bringing better health services to Africa
Bringing better health services to Africa

Inter Care’s One Wish Project has successfully helped many health units across sub-Saharan Africa including our newest partner, St Anthony’s Dispensary. Inter Care’s partner health units have been able to request vital medical equipment that will assist with diagnosis. We have received some feedback from St Anthony’s Dispensary regarding the medical supplies that they received … Continue reading Bringing better health services to Africa

14Feb

50 years of providing medical aid for Africa
50 years of providing medical aid for Africa

About Inter Care – Medical Aid for Africa We are a small International charity based in Syston, Leicestershire. Each year, the charity sends medical aid to partner health units across sub-Saharan Africa. This year we are focusing our work in Tanzania, Sierra Leone and Malawi. Most of the medical aid is saved from landfill. They … Continue reading 50 years of providing medical aid for Africa

31Jan

RESULTS: Appeal to send medicines to a hospital in Malawi
RESULTS: Appeal to send medicines to a hospital in Malawi

Thanks to Inter Care’s donors, we have raised £5,149 towards our emergency appeal. These funds will enable Inter Care to send a large donation of antibiotics to Mlambe hospital in Malawi. We are sending a donation of antibiotics to Mlambe Hospital in Southern Malawi Inter Care has received a large donation of high-quality antibiotics from … Continue reading RESULTS: Appeal to send medicines to a hospital in Malawi

18Jan

Helping people in Tanzania
Helping people in Tanzania

Christmas Challenge 2023 Last Christmas, Inter Care gave the chance to double any donations received between between Monday 4th – Wednesday 13th December 2023 which equated to an incredible £10,000! The campaign was focused on supporting 38 partner health units in Tanzania who are due to receive a donation of medicines and medical supplies after … Continue reading Helping people in Tanzania

13Oct

Malawi News: A Patient in Palliative Care
Malawi News: A Patient in Palliative Care

Getting to know Limbani Limbani lives in the central region of Malawi, where he is a teacher at a secondary school. Limbani has a wifeand a 16-year-old son. He is a parishioner a local church, and he volunteers regularly as a church youth leader. Cancer diagnosis In October 2022, Limbani developed a simple sore on … Continue reading Malawi News: A Patient in Palliative Care

06Oct

GRANTING ONE WISH: PHOTOTHERAPY MACHINE
GRANTING ONE WISH: PHOTOTHERAPY MACHINE

Jaundice and phototherapy Whilst treatment for newborn jaundice is not usually needed, if tests show very high levels of bilirubin in a baby’s blood and if left untreated, there is a small risk the bilirubin could pass into the brain and cause permanent damage.Phototherapy, is one of two main treatments, that can be carried out … Continue reading GRANTING ONE WISH: PHOTOTHERAPY MACHINE

05Oct

£144,000 worth of medical supplies sent to Sierra Leone
£144,000 worth of medical supplies sent to Sierra Leone

On Wednesday 27th September, Inter Care sent the third shipping container of medical supplies to Sierra Leone – worth £144,000!! Thanks to Inter Care’s supporters, the charity achieved it’s target to raise £4,000 to make the project happen. The donation will be send to Holy Spirit Hospital in Makeni, Sierra Leone and will help to … Continue reading £144,000 worth of medical supplies sent to Sierra Leone

17Jul

Inter Care’s interview on BBC Radio Leicester to celebrate 75 years of the NHS
Inter Care’s interview on BBC Radio Leicester to celebrate 75 years of the NHS

On Wednesday 5th July 2023, BBC Radio Leicester marked 75 years of the National Health Service by speaking to the hospitals and other businesses that support the NHS. As part of this, Inter Care were invited to speak to Summaya Mughal on her show to highlight the partnership between the local charity and the NHS. … Continue reading Inter Care’s interview on BBC Radio Leicester to celebrate 75 years of the NHS

05Jul

Sierra Leone Shipping Container Project
Sierra Leone Shipping Container Project

Inter Care want to send a shipping container of medical supplies to support 7 health units in Sierra Leone In late Summer, we are aiming to send a 20ft shipping container of medical supplies to be distributed to 7 health units in Sierra Leone. This container will consist of vital medical equipment and resources that … Continue reading Sierra Leone Shipping Container Project

01Jun

Dorothy’s life was saved with the help of Inter Care’s donated medicines
Dorothy’s life was saved with the help of Inter Care’s donated medicines

Dorothy is a woman from the village of Pirimiti, in central Malawi. She is a proud mother of two children. In early 2023, she was experiencing her third pregnancy. However, because Dorothy had very recently become poorly, she was struggling to take care of her two children properly. Dorothy desperately needed medical attention Dorothy had … Continue reading Dorothy’s life was saved with the help of Inter Care’s donated medicines

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