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Good News in Africa: Beyond the headlines

In 2008 Doc to Dock, a U.S. based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), sent over $3,000,000 of vitally needed medical supplies to hospitals in Africa.

(Vocus) December 31, 2008 -- In a continent often defined by man-made conflicts and natural disasters, there is less press attention paid to the many uplifting success stories. Among the 53 countries in Africa there are innumerable examples of triumph over tragedy, quietly overshadowing the negative information in the headlines.

In 2008 Doc to Dock, a U.S. based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), sent over $3,000,000 of vitally needed medical supplies to various hospitals throughout Africa, including those in Ethiopia, Ghana, Lesotho, Liberia and Uganda. These countries are emerging democracies, with a commitment towards developing their national infrastructure, particularly in the area of health care.

Doc to Dock, through its ground operations, has witnessed inspirational acts from health care workers in their day-to-day struggle to combat disease, often under the most difficult of conditions and without the most basic tools. Doc to Dock has likewise witnessed joy and exhilaration upon the delivery of these tools, such as a sonogram machine to care for pregnant women, a cryotherapy unit to treat cervical cancer, neo-natal incubators, operating room tables, clean and sterile syringes, and much more. All of these donated supplies are used to care for the indigent and poor in both urban hospitals and rural clinics.

Doc to Dock collects unused and reusable medical supplies from hospitals throughout the United States, and sends them to hospitals in Africa based on their specific needs. These supplies would have otherwise been discarded and sent to landfill. Doc to Dock’s mission is to convert our nation’s great surplus into other people’s survival. With the help of hundreds of donor hospitals throughout the United States this mission is being fulfilled. Doc to Dock is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and can be found at


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