Hospitals

NO GLOVES – UNACCEPTABLE!

Christmas Gifts to Malawi Scene 1 – Doctor in a Malawi Government Hospital You are a doctor making preparations for surgery to assist a seriously ill patient? The staff has done everything possible to clean the surgery area; however, they have no soap with which to clean, and they are faced with another problem. There…

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CHECK OUT INFORMATION VIDEO

HELP US SPREAD THE WORD One of the easiest ways to support the Malawi Project is by word of mouth. Whether it is a word to your church group, giving information over a cup of coffee to a co-worker or school mate, or handing someone the new Malawi Project report on video (or referring them…

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GLOVE TOTAL REACHES 80,000

  Indianapolis, Indiana … For a number of years the acute shortage of exam and surgical gloves for medical personnel and first responders in Malawi has been evident. There is a serious shortage of all kinds of medical supplies, equipment, facilities, and staff. In almost no area has this shortage been more serious than in…

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GLOVE PROGRAM “FITS” A NEED

glove program fits a need

A Safe Place for Medical People to Work   Lilongwe, Malawi … It is a nationwide problem that continues to grow more serious as each day passes. In a first world nation one has to ask why they do not even have exam gloves much of the time in their hospitals. There are a number…

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EXAM GLOVE TOTAL SWELLS

Medical Gloves

Indianapolis, Indiana … In a room down the hallway one could hear the distant whirl of the instrument used for cleaning teeth, while nearby the phone was ringing; probably a patient calling for an appointment. All through the offices and patient rooms the staff was responding professionally to the needs of each individual patient.  …

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PILL CONTAINER PROGRAM HAS ENDED

Pill Bottle Program Has Ended

Indianapolis, Indiana … The collection of empty pill containers for Malawi ended some time ago in the U.S. and other nations after the Indianapolis based not-for-profit received over 3 million prescription containers. After a large portion of them reached Malawi distribuiton is moving ahead at a rapid pace.   Thousands of pill containers have been…

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MILLION DOLLAR MEDICAL SHIPMENT BRINGS RELIEF

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Chikwewo Health Centre, Machinga, Malawi … “The old woman walked slowly toward me. Her eyes said it was me she was coming to. I was a long way from home and she certainly did not know me as I stood there watching the crowd. For a moment I wondered what she wanted. I noticed she…

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TWELVE CENTS COULD SAVE A LIFE

Latex gloves

IT TAKES SUCH A SMALL AMOUNT Indianapolis, Indiana … If you could save a life with a 12 cent commitment would you do it? Of course you would, everyone would. This is exactly the cost of one pair of exam gloves on Amazon (December 1, 2016). A box of 100 pair costs just $11.50 yet…

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NO LIFE SAVING RUBBER GLOVES

No Gloves

Lilongwe, Malawi … “It has been nearly 20 years since we met Nurse Colette in a small rural hospital far away from the main highway. She was the only person on staff the day we arrived with supplies and she was so delighted to see us. I will never forget her, or the thing she…

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FOUR MILLION DOLLAR SHIPMENT ARRIVES

It is a co-operative effort between World Emergency Relief and the Malawi Project, with drugs coming from: Italy, Cyprus, India, China, Ireland, and the Netherlands. The shipment was recently sent to the Namikango Mission in southern Malawi where Wilson Tembo and staff members from the Mission unloaded and prepared the medicines for distribution to hospitals…

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