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05Nov

Thank You from Nurses in Tanzania
Thank You from Nurses in Tanzania

Red Rucksack Appeal—Big Give 2018 The red rucksacks are continuing to be sent out to various Health Units in Africa.  We have been receiving lovely stories and it has been wonderful to hear that the campaign benefited so many patients.  Thank you to those who supported by donating a rucksack. You have supported so many … Continue reading Thank You from Nurses in Tanzania

02Oct

John’s Story- The Good of Recycling Medical Aid
John’s Story- The Good of Recycling Medical Aid

The Moment it Clicked! I had been a volunteer at Inter Care for about 18 months when I was lucky enough to be able to go to Tanzania with 12 other volunteers and see the Health Centres for myself. What an eye-opener it was! I have no medical background, and my only experience of Africa … Continue reading John’s Story- The Good of Recycling Medical Aid

14Mar

We Need Your Help To Send Our FIRST SHIPPING CONTAINER
We Need Your Help To Send Our FIRST SHIPPING CONTAINER

  Inter Care is campaigning through Global Giving, ONLINE PROJECT NOW LIVE for 2 weeks, to raise funds to send our FIRST EVER shipping container of vital, requested medical resources to our rural partner health units in Sierra Leone. Bonuses available only on Wednesday 20th March 2019! We Need Your Help… Please Donate Now! People living … Continue reading We Need Your Help To Send Our FIRST SHIPPING CONTAINER

11Mar

MALAWI FLOODS
MALAWI FLOODS

On Friday 8th March, Sr Mercy at Inter Care partner health unit St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe, contacted Diane (Inter Care, General Manager) to inform of heavy rainfall and the devastating effects on the local community. For over 1 week Southern Malawi has had severe rainfall, with more predicted. This has affected half of the country’s districts … Continue reading MALAWI FLOODS

06Dec

The Big Give 2018
The Big Give 2018

We are blown away by the AMAZING support we have received for our 2018 The Big Give Christmas campaign. This has been our most successful Christmas campaign to date, raising … *Drumroll*… £14,161 (Online total)! Your donations will send our remaining 300-outreach rucksacks, along with 37 top-up packs! Ensuring the outreach rucksacks will continue to … Continue reading The Big Give 2018

05Nov

Diclofenac donation saves lives!
Diclofenac 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!

17Oct

Inter Care assists responsible prescribing
Inter 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

17May

OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!
OUTREACH 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!

10Apr

Malawi poverty
Malawi poverty

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

28Mar

Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania
Teenage 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