Meet the Team

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

15Apr

Health units across Malawi are suffering from a huge lack of medical resources and small numbers of healthcare staff
Health units across Malawi are suffering from a huge lack of medical resources and small numbers of healthcare staff

Nzama Health Centre require 10 nurses, however, there is not enough staff accommodation. This means that the healthcare staff assess more patients than they are able to, and with very little medical supplies. On Inter Care’s visit to Malawi in 2019, the team meet Sr Teresa at Nzama Health Centre. The nurse tells the team … Continue reading Health units across Malawi are suffering from a huge lack of medical resources and small numbers of healthcare staff

31Mar

A health facility in Malawi support a very large population with very little medical resources
A health facility in Malawi support a very large population with very little medical resources

On a trip in 2019, Inter Care visits a large facility called Tsangano Health Centre which supports a catchment of 22,700. This does not include patients that come over from the Mozambique border. It was obvious that this facility was facing many challenges. The team spoke to Sr Bernadette to find out more. Sr Bernadette, … Continue reading A health facility in Malawi support a very large population with very little medical resources

31Mar

St Joseph’s Hospital have to give treatment for free as many patients cannot afford to pay
St Joseph’s Hospital have to give treatment for free as many patients cannot afford to pay

St Joseph’s Hospital in Limbe, Malawi has excellent contacts with all the health units in the area (Blantyre region). This large hospital acts as a “host” for Inter Care’s shipping containers. This means they distribute the contents to several partner health units in their area on behlaf of the charity. On our visit to Malawi … Continue reading St Joseph’s Hospital have to give treatment for free as many patients cannot afford to pay

31Mar

With so little medical aid to treat patients, lives are harder to save
With so little medical aid to treat patients, lives are harder to save

St Joseph’s Mission Hospital in Malawi is a large facility. They serve a catchment area of 53,000 people. Even though the hospital has a healthy number of healthcare staff and departments, it struggles to support patients who are unable to pay for their treatment. This mission hospital has to make difficult decisions everyday. On our … Continue reading With so little medical aid to treat patients, lives are harder to save

31Mar

Meet Jezman, the Pharmacist at St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe in Malawi
Meet Jezman, the Pharmacist at St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe in Malawi

Did you know?St Joseph’s often have to refer a patient because they have no medication. This means a patient would have to travel 32km and often, when they get to the referral unit they have ran out of medical supplies too. Inter Care donations will mean referrals could decrease. Jezman explains the challenges around funds… … Continue reading Meet Jezman, the Pharmacist at St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe in Malawi

31Mar

Meet Wellington, the Medical Assistant at St Martin’s Health Centre in Malawi
Meet Wellington, the Medical Assistant at St Martin’s Health Centre in Malawi

Read about how Inter Care help Wellington and his team save lives…

31Mar

Meet Sr Josephine, the Sister in Charge of Maternity Care at Nsipe Health Centre in Malawi
Meet Sr Josephine, the Sister in Charge of Maternity Care at Nsipe Health Centre in Malawi

Inter Care are supporting Sr Josephine with vital medical aid for those who cannot afford to pay for treatment…

31Mar

Meet Patrick Mthanyama, the Medical Assistant at Tsangano Health Centre
Meet Patrick Mthanyama, the Medical Assistant at Tsangano Health Centre

Patrick tells us why Inter Care donations are so important…

31Mar

Meet Sr Martha, the Medical Assistant at Namulenga Health Centre in Malawi
Meet Sr Martha, the Medical Assistant at Namulenga Health Centre in Malawi

Read about Sister Martha’s challenges in her role. It can be really difficult to treat her patients…