The Afya Foundation obtains and ships vital supplies necessary to support medical and surgical initiatives focused primarily in Africa and the Caribbean. Supplies are donated and gathered from hospitals, surgical centers and corporations. The Afya Foundation's goal is to serve as a donation-based clearinghouse for the international health community.
Donates fully operational, used medical equipment to hospitals and clinics in developing nations, including the Dominican Republic and Guatemala. AMRF also teaches procedures for equipment maintenance at recipient institutions.
AmeriCares is a disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, which provides immediate response to emergency medical needs and supports long-term healthcare programs for people around the world. AmeriCares solicits donations of medicines, medical supplies and other relief materials from U.S. and international manufacturers, and delivers them to indigenous healthcare and welfare professionals in 137 countries around the world.
Assist International is a humanitarian organization dedicated to relieving suffering around the world by networking the resources in the world, with the great human need that exists. When medical equipment is requested of Assist International from a hospital, the organization finds an outstanding system, donated by a hospital or corporation in America.A team of biomedical engineers volunteers time to test and recalibrate the equipment into excellent condition. The engineers then install the new system. Doctors and nurses donate their time and expertise to train personnel in the equipment's use.
Bless the Children improves health care in some of the poorest areas of the world. BTC provides hospital equipment and supplies to facilities in developing countries, including the Dominican Republic and Honduras.
Blessings International provides pharmaceuticals, vitamins, and medical supplies for treating needy patients in clinics and hospitals in developing nations. They partner with local groups and serve as a resource for medicines for short-term medical mission teams, clinics, and outreaches.
Working with Food for the Poor and Christian Aid Ministries, Brotherâ€šÃ„Ã´s Brother Foundation has sent over $5 million in requested medicines to over 200 clinics and 10 hospitals in Haiti during January and February, 2004. BBF plans to provide future medical shipments. Brotherâ€šÃ„Ã´s Brother Foundation is currently accepting in-kind donations of medical supplies and medicines.
Caribbean American Shipping Corp. (CASCO) is a Florida corporation serving the mission community's Caribbean export needs. Their goal is to meet mission clients' particular needs with dependable, cost-effective shipping. They have been working in Haiti for 30 years.
CrossLink International is a non-profit, non-denominational organization providing free humanitarian aid in the form of medicines, medical supplies, equipment and eyeglasses to persons in need through free clinics (abroad or locally), mission hospitals, medical mission teams, Christian ministries and other humanitarian aid organizations around the world. CrossLink locates medical supply companies, pharmaceutical firms, hospitals, private and group medical practices with surplus medical resources they are willing to donate and then provides for the acquisition and inventory of these materials. organizations.CrossLink International has been working with the Centre Medical Beraca clinic in La Pointe des Palmistes, Haiti, since 1997. Crosslink has also been working in Honduras.
Direct Relief International works to improve the health and lives of people living in developing countries and people victimized by disaster or war. They support locally run facilities, hospitals, and programs that provide health services with essential material resources â€šÃ„Ã¬ medicines, vitamins and nutritional supplements, supplies, and equipment.
Engineering World Health is an fusion of engineers, scientists and physicians donating their time and talents to improve healthcare in disadvantaged areas around the world. Their vision is embodied in a â€šÃ„ÃºCycle of Caringâ€šÃ„Ã¹ that begins with donated medical equipment and relies on professional and student expertise to recycle and restore that technology for reuse. The cycle is fulfilled when refurbished machinery is delivered and installed in an economically depressed community. Finally, Engineering World Health provides ongoing support for this sophisticated technology by placing trained student volunteers in developing world hospitals
EYEsee collects used eyeglasses in North America and then recycles them for distribution to the disadvantaged in the poorer areas of the world by overseas religious missions and other qualified charitable organizations.
Four Corners Medical Software spent 4 years researching the requirements of medical clinics in developing countries and has produced an EMR to address those needs. The resulting system is called SEMR, pronounced Seymour and is an acronym for what it is: Simple Electronic Medical Records. It coordinates the clinic activities for a one-user environment or a 50+ person clinic. Running on a local computer allows the system to continue working even when the Internet is down. It also allows for analysis of disease trends and patterns, which are mapped geographically as a means of visualizing these patterns more readily.
Gleaning For The World is a non profit ministry that locates non-sellable but useable products and offers the supplies to any organization around the world that is working with people with need. They do not have our own mission projects. They are strictly the supply side of the humanitarian efforts.
Every year, U.S. hospitals throw away unused surgical supplies worth $200 million. At the same time, people around the world are literally dying for lack of these same materials.Global Links is a non-profit organization that exists to bridge this gap. Since 1989 they have channeled valuable, reusable medical materials worth more than $100 million to needy communities in over 70 countries.
Globus Relief gathers, processes and distributes medical and other humanitarian supplies to charitable organizations serving the needy at home and abroad. They offer a surgical mission supplies program.
Through programs in medical aid and relief, Healing Hands International provides patients, doctors, clinics, and hospitals with the medications, medical equipment, and supplies that they need to improve their quality of life and save the lives of others.
Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) is a not-for-profit relief and development organization that works through partnerships to increase access to medicine and improve health in the developing world. HPIC assembles and distributes a Physicians Travel Pack that is carried by healthcare professionals and other humanitarian aid workers on medical missions worldwide. The Physicians Travel Pack contains an assortment of essential medicines and medical supplies that can treat hundreds of people.
Project HERO serves as a clearinghouse for unused healthcare supplies and durable medical equipment (DME) by providing access to healthcare materials to those in need. HERO provides medical mission teams with medical and surgical supplies to serve those in need. Based in Fargo ND-Moorhead MN Area.
Internationally, Hope Haven supports wheelchair distribution and other activities in Romania, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Ukraine, Ecuador, Kyrgystan, Jamaica, Tanzania, Nicaragua, Kenya, Vietnam and Peru. Since HHIM began in 1994, over 40,000 wheelchairs have gone to over 94 countries around the world. These wheelchairs often serve as the first step towards a life of greater independence and self-worth.
I.M.A. is dedicated to improve the quality and availability of health care for the poor in developing countries. It was formed to represent 12 of the largest U.S. Protestant relief and development agencies in ordering, requesting, and obtaining donated medicines and medical supplies from Pharmaceutical manufacturers.
IMEC works with equipment donors, volunteers, shepherds (or project sponsors) and caregivers to fulfill its mission. IMEC's goal is to provide equipment that will stabilize and then elevate the level of care, so IMEC looks for shepherding groups willing to support a project over a three - five year period.
KOM provides optical equipment and training to Christian optical mission teams traveling all over the world. The equipment and training is provided at no cost and supplies are provided at a break even price. Teams are responsible for building their own eyeglasses inventory but much assistance (in the form of training and software) is provided by KOM to assist in the building of this inventory.
Christian non-profit relief and development organization promoting the total health of people living in the world's poorest communities. MAP provides "MAP Travel Packs". For an administrative fee of $400.00, you get about $30,000 worth of medicine. Each Travel Pack contains up to 700 treatments and typically includes antibiotics, antihelminthics, analgesics, topical steroids, rehydration salts, vitamins and other general medical supplies.
Mission Statement: The goal of Medical Mission Exchange(MMEX) is to facilitate referrals of underserved patients to appropriate medical specialists in Belize, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras and Guatemala.