malawi

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

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

16Mar

Cyclone Freddy directly hits Inter Care’s Partner Health Units in Malawi
Cyclone Freddy directly hits Inter Care’s Partner Health Units in Malawi

In the past week, Cyclone Freddy has swept it’s way across Southern Malawi, destroying small villages and communities. This news will be in the history books as the longest ever cyclone in history. It began in Australia on 6th February and has now hit the African coastline twice! Mozambique and southern Malawi have taken the … Continue reading Cyclone Freddy directly hits Inter Care’s Partner Health Units in Malawi

01Mar

A shipping container of medical supplies is on it’s way to Malawi
A shipping container of medical supplies is on it’s way to Malawi

Destined to reach Ekwendeni Mission Hospital in Northern Malawi and the medical supplies will be distributed to 4 other partner hospitals On Tuesday 28th February 2023, we loaded 10 pallets of medical supplies onto our 20ft shipping container and sent it on it’s way! It will make it’s way to Felixstowe Port and will track … Continue reading A shipping container of medical supplies is on it’s way to Malawi

21Nov

10 years of support for Nzama Health Centre, Malawi
10 years of support for Nzama Health Centre, Malawi

Malawi visits 2009 – 2019 Witnessing the challenges and rising cases of infections We first visited Nzama Health Centre in 2009. The health centre is in a very remote area and is hard to reach. The first thing we noticed was one pair of disposable gloves hanging on a washing line. This pair of gloves … Continue reading 10 years of support for Nzama Health Centre, Malawi

12Jan

Gertrude visits St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe with a painful stomach
Gertrude visits St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe with a painful stomach

Getting to know Gertrude Gertrude is a mother to 8 children – 5 of which have passed away. Gertrude is 45 years old and started suffering with abdominal pain which she says has been happening for one year. She said, “At first, I felt it was not a serious problem, but then I thought, I … Continue reading Gertrude visits St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe with a painful stomach

12Jan

Nzama Health Centre in Malawi often runs out of tablets. They have to think of other ways to treat their young patients.
Nzama Health Centre in Malawi often runs out of tablets. They have to think of other ways to treat their young patients.

Jaco is 8 years old and the youngest of 5 children. He has a high fever of 40°C and has been vomiting. His very concerned grandmother, Eva, takes him to Nzama Health Centre for a diagnosis and treatment. Upon arrival, Jaco was given a Malaria test but it was negative. The healthcare staff also though … Continue reading Nzama Health Centre in Malawi often runs out of tablets. They have to think of other ways to treat their young patients.

12Jan

Our Second Container arrives in Malawi
Our Second Container arrives in Malawi

We received news from our partners in Malawi that the 20ft shipping container has arrived Good afternoon. I am glad to inform you that finally the container has arrived. Thank you very much. I am going to send  you e-mail during the week. Thank you very much. I will sort it and inform the Sisters … Continue reading Our Second Container arrives in Malawi

22Jul

Container Full of Life Saving Medical Supplies Begins it’s Journey to Africa
Container Full of Life Saving Medical Supplies Begins it’s Journey to Africa

Making a difference in Malawi This is the story of our faithful supporters and community, climbing on board to make a huge difference to the health of thousands of patients in sub-Saharan Africa who are living in extreme poverty. [metaslider id=3116] On Thursday 16th July 2020, Inter Care packed up a 20ft shipping container of … Continue reading Container Full of Life Saving Medical Supplies Begins it’s Journey to Africa