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
03JulCrescent Pharma Ltd – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018
On Wednesday 18th July 2018, 11 staff members at Crescent Pharma (www.crescentpharma.com) will be taking on the UK 3 peaks challenge (Snowdonia, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis). This will include walking 27 miles within 24 hours. This challenge is in aid of Inter Care, Project Gambia and Beta Charitable Trust with the hope to raise £5,000! They … Continue reading Crescent Pharma Ltd – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018
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!
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
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
27FebEbola vaccine could be available by 2018
A highly effective vaccine that guards against the deadly Ebola virus could be available by 2018, says the World Health Organisation. Trials of the vaccine, called rVSV-ZEBOV, conducted in Guinea, show it offers 100% protection. Ten days after vaccination, none of the trial subjects developed Ebola virus disease. The very few who did, in the … Continue reading Ebola vaccine could be available by 2018
22AprOur beneficiaries in Sierra Leone have been heavily affected by the terrible Ebola outbreak.
So far, since the beginning of October, Inter Care has sent emergency aid to the value of over £30,000 to 6 hospitals and health centres in Sierra Leone, who are in the front line of the Ebola crisis. We have been able to do this thanks to the generosity of Pal International Ltd, Crescent Pharma Ltd and other anonymous corporations who have kindly donated the medicines and personal protective equipment that are so desperately needed.