Health Units We Support

  • "We are so proud of the donations received. The local community is very poor and couldn't afford to pay for medicines otherwise. The donations are saving lives." (Visit October 2019)

    - Patrick Mthanyama - Medical Assistant, Tsangano Health Centre, Malawi
  • "We assure you that these supplies will be used well for the good of the patients. You are a true partner." (20ft Shipping Container July 2019)

    - Dr Patrick Turay, Holy Spirit Hospital, Sierra Leone
  • "The whole lots of things you have been donating to us, have us to render quality and affordable health care to our people... you see the joy and excitement for this sack. Thank you" (Outreach Rucksack Consignment May 2019)

    - Sr Mary Laetitia Ofama, St Edwards Hospital, Ghana
  • "Thank you so much for the medicines you supported us with. The medicine is very useful to our facilities. My sister and I would like to say welcome again to our community of sisters" (Visit September 2017)

    - Sr Veronica Bite, Rosana Dispensary, Tanzania
  • "Thank you very much for the parcel you sent to us. We are really grateful for your generous hand. We received at the time when we were very much in need of the medicine." (Consignment in May 2019)

    - Sr Bwalya Agnes - Head Mistress, St Marys School for the Visually Impaired, Kawambwa, Zambia

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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

20Oct

Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
The growing popularity of fast food in parts of Africa is changing eating habits and affecting health. Ghana, for example, with a population of over 28 million people and pockets of extreme poverty, has enjoyed unprecedented national prosperity in the last decade. Despite the economy slowing down recently, it is rebounding and the signs of … Continue reading Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food

18Jan

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana

“We wish to acknowledge receipt of all the supplies you sent us in October,2015. We are in indeed grateful for your efforts in getting us these supplies, which has and continues to impact positively on the care we give to our patients’. We wish to assure you that, these medical supplies would be strictly used … Continue reading Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana

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

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

20Oct

Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
The growing popularity of fast food in parts of Africa is changing eating habits and affecting health. Ghana, for example, with a population of over 28 million people and pockets of extreme poverty, has enjoyed unprecedented national prosperity in the last decade. Despite the economy slowing down recently, it is rebounding and the signs of … Continue reading Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food

27Feb

Ebola vaccine could be available by 2018
Ebola 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

01Apr

WHO downgrades Ebola health risk
WHO downgrades Ebola health risk

The latest update on Ebola in Africa. To date there have been 12 small clusters of cases the most recent on 17th March 2016 in Guniea. The WHO says countries have been able to quickly contain these outbreaks. However experts say we should remain vigilant. Worldwide, there have been 28,639 cases of Ebola virus disease … Continue reading WHO downgrades Ebola health risk

15Jan

Latest on the Ebola outbreak:
Latest on the Ebola outbreak:

  Sierra Leone officials have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization declared the latest West Africa outbreak over. Read more on the BBC’s website here. Link

07Nov

Latest on the Ebola outbreak: 
Latest on the Ebola outbreak: 

  Sierra Leone has been declared free from Ebola disease after 42 days without a case. Read more on the BBC’s website here. Link During the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone which tragically claimed the lives of almost 4,000 people, Inter Care began sending emergency aid to another four health units in the country, in … Continue reading Latest on the Ebola outbreak: 

22Apr

Our beneficiaries in Sierra Leone have been heavily affected by the terrible Ebola outbreak.
Our 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.

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

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

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

14Mar

Medicines shortage in Tanzania
Medicines 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

03Nov

Universal Health Coverage
Universal Health Coverage
“Without health, people have nothing”, Dr Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organisation. In July 2017, Graça Machel, Mozambican politician and widow of former South African President Nelson Mandela, and Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, visited Tanzania to promote progress towards Universal Health Coverage. Universal Health Coverage means everyone receives the health care they need without suffering financial hardship. As … Continue reading Universal Health Coverage

20Oct

Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
The growing popularity of fast food in parts of Africa is changing eating habits and affecting health. Ghana, for example, with a population of over 28 million people and pockets of extreme poverty, has enjoyed unprecedented national prosperity in the last decade. Despite the economy slowing down recently, it is rebounding and the signs of … Continue reading Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food

18Dec

Kwediboma, Thank you
Kwediboma, Thank you

It is wonderful to hear that the support we provide is helping those in vital need! Merry Christmas from all at Inter Care. “Good afternoon, In the Autumn you kindly helped me send two Microlife Vital Signs Alert Blood Pressure monitors to Kwediboma. The monitors are in use and the Sisters say that they are playing … Continue reading Kwediboma, Thank you

12Jan

Jaco and Grandmother Eva visit Nzama Health Centre in Malawi
Jaco and Grandmother Eva visit Nzama Health Centre in Malawi

Read about the shortages of medical aid at Nzama Health Centre and how the medical staff have adapt. It’s challenging and painful for some 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 much. I will sort it and inform the … 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

15Apr

Meet Sr Teresa, the Medical Assistant at Nzama Health Centre
Meet Sr Teresa, the Medical Assistant at Nzama Health Centre

Resources and living conditions are a real problem. Sr Teresa explains it to us…

31Mar

Meet Sr Bernadette, the Pharmacy Assistant at Tsangano Health Centre in Malawi
Meet Sr Bernadette, the Pharmacy Assistant at Tsangano Health Centre in Malawi

Being on the border of Mozambique creates problems. Sr Bernadette shares her story…

31Mar

Meet Sr Mercy, the Sister in Charge at St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe in Malawi
Meet Sr Mercy, the Sister in Charge at St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe in Malawi

Sr Mercy takes care of her patients the best that she can, but there are still so many challenges…

31Mar

Meet Dr John, the Clinical Officer at St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe in Malawi
Meet Dr John, the Clinical Officer at St Joseph’s Hospital, Limbe in Malawi

Dr John urges Inter Care to continue sending diagnosis equipment so they can treat patients effectively…

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

Jezman works tirelessly to ensure his patients receive the treatment they need. Inter Care’s donations are helping him stock up the shelves with vital medical aid…

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…

31Mar

Hope and Ernest receive help at Nsipe Health Centre in Malawi
Hope and Ernest receive help at Nsipe Health Centre in Malawi

Read about why Olivia was so worried…

31Mar

Olivia and Melina visit Namulenga Health Centre in Malawi
Olivia and Melina visit Namulenga Health Centre in Malawi

Find out how Sr Martha helped young Melina with Inter Care’s support.

31Mar

Rose and Joyce visit Namulenga Health Centre in Malawi
Rose and Joyce visit Namulenga Health Centre in Malawi

Click on the link to read about the treatment Rose was able to receive.

31Mar

Zione and Mara visit St Martin’s Health Centre in Malawi
Zione and Mara visit St Martin’s Health Centre in Malawi

Zione receives help on how to care for her premature baby…

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

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

20Oct

Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
The growing popularity of fast food in parts of Africa is changing eating habits and affecting health. Ghana, for example, with a population of over 28 million people and pockets of extreme poverty, has enjoyed unprecedented national prosperity in the last decade. Despite the economy slowing down recently, it is rebounding and the signs of … Continue reading Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food

20Mar

Malawi raises legal age of marriage
Malawi raises legal age of marriage

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has approved a law which raises the age for marriage from 16 to 18. Local and foreign non-governmental organisations have long campaigned for the ban on child marriage, saying it “traps girls, their families and communities into a cycle of inter-generational poverty”. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-32325177. Each year, 15 million girls are married before … Continue reading Malawi raises legal age of marriage

23May

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2016
International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2016

The 23rd May is International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. Calling for an end to this devastating childbirth injury within a generation, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon states, “it pains me deeply that this preventable and treatable condition still exists in our world, mainly affecting the poorest and most marginalised women and girls, causing them even greater … Continue reading International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2016

14Oct

Mumbezhi Holy Family Rural Health Centre, Malawi
Mumbezhi Holy Family Rural Health Centre, Malawi

An acknowledgement from Malawi which we wish to share. “On behalf of the staff and community of Mumbezhi Holy Family RHC and indeed on my behalf I wish to express my sincere gratitude for the receipt of the consignments which were all received in good condition. all the medicines, linen, instruments, BP machines, glucometer machines … Continue reading Mumbezhi Holy Family Rural Health Centre, Malawi

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

27Oct

Zambia’s Compulsory HIV Testing
Zambia’s Compulsory HIV Testing
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has announced the legalisation of HIV testing and treatment in all public health institutions without the informed consent of patients. According to the president, the strategy, which has replaced voluntary counselling and testing, "prioritises the fight against HIV by ensuring that people know their status". Activists argue that apart from being an infringement … Continue reading Zambia’s Compulsory HIV Testing

20Oct

Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food
The growing popularity of fast food in parts of Africa is changing eating habits and affecting health. Ghana, for example, with a population of over 28 million people and pockets of extreme poverty, has enjoyed unprecedented national prosperity in the last decade. Despite the economy slowing down recently, it is rebounding and the signs of … Continue reading Obesity Rising as parts of Africa Embrace Fast Food

08Jan

Mulilansolo Mission Rural Health Centre, Zambia
Mulilansolo Mission Rural Health Centre, Zambia

We wish to share this acknowledgement from our friends in Zambia which I am sure you shall all like as much as we do. To all who have supported us in 2015 and those who continue to, this is how you help. Thank you! “Inter care Greetings from Mulilansolo Mission RHC. The staff of Mulilansolo … Continue reading Mulilansolo Mission Rural Health Centre, Zambia