05NovDiclofenac donation saves lives!
In September 2018, Action Medeor a Charity based in Germany with branches in Malawi and Tanzania, generously donated £1,500 of Diclofenac ampoules to 16 partner health units in Malawi. Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine given to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic reducing pain in certain conditions. Shortly after sending this donation, we received notification … Continue reading Diclofenac donation saves lives!
17OctInter Care assists responsible prescribing
As a charity, we supply antimicrobials, free of charge, to the majority of the partner health units we support, in some of the most deprived parts of rural sub-Saharan Africa. Our donations are vital due to the dire shortage of effective medicines and to provide a safe alternative to the substandard and falsified products that … Continue reading Inter Care assists responsible prescribing
17MayOUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!
On 19th February 2018, David Ritchie, former editor of Veterinary Practice magazine, generously donated 400 rucksacks to our warehouse, following the VetsNorth and VetsSouth conferences 2018. Gwen Covey-Crump, Clinical Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist at Langford Vets, found Inter Care’s contact details via a community champion after seeing hundreds of brand new rucksacks that could have gone to waste. … Continue reading OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!
Malawi is a largely agricultural country, which over the last 60 years has made some progress to overcome underdevelopment and to reduce poverty. Although there has been a 35% population rise over 10 years since 2005 to 18 Million, the percentage of people living below the poverty line and within rural areas has stayed at around 80% … Continue reading Malawi poverty
28MarTeenage pregnancies in Tanzania
In June 2017, President of Tanzania John Magifuli released a statement that, during his term as president, no girl student who gets pregnant will be allowed to return to school after they deliver their child. Since this statement, pregnant students have been arrested and may now be forced to testify in court as to who got them pregnant. … Continue reading Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania
14MarMedicines 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
08FebKCI generously donates over £60,000 of dressings!
On behalf of all at Inter Care and our partner health units in Africa, we wish to say a huge thank you to KCI, an Acelity Company. Tuesday 23rd January 2018, trustees Alan & Jean made a visit to KCI, Skipton to collect a generous donation of dressings. This donation consisting of over 2 car … Continue reading KCI generously donates over £60,000 of dressings!
27NovLeicester 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