Navigation Links
Good News in Africa: Beyond the headlines
Date:12/31/2008

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 throug
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. HIVs path out of Africa: Haiti, the US then the world
2. The Reality of Pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Author Shares Truth About Pregnancy in a Region Where 1 in 16 Women Die from Complications
3. Sub-Saharan Africa: the population emergency
4. Radiologists encouraged to look beyond cancer for clinically unseen diseases
5. New Pharmacys Owners Go Beyond Your Prescription
6. Pure & Natural: Introducing an Effective, Healthy Approach to Personal Care and Beyond
7. Video: Beyond the Red Door: Gildas Club Worldwide and DKNY Host Successful Benefit Event
8. Banfield, The Pet Hospital(R) and Meals On Wheels Association of America(R) Feed Hungry Pets During the Holidays and Beyond
9. GLOBESCAN Survey for the BEYOND GDP Conference, European Parliament, Nov. 19th and 20th
10. 10 Cities to Participate in Live Well! Life Beyond Cancer Program Sponsored by The Wellness Community and the Lance Armstrong Foundation
11. Ashley Forms Partnership With Roger Burgess and ProCare Rx to Carry Gotham Banner into 2008 and Beyond
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... The peptide a small protein beta-amyloid is strongly associated ... unequivocal proof that this peptide is the causal agent ... main obstacle impeding such confirmation is that beta-amyloid is ... it aggregates, that is when it self-assembles to form ... with a single target, beta-amyloid alone, but with multiple ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will focus on ... systems which run, for example, manufacturing plants, power ... , The research will help understand and ... systems behind our critical national infrastructure. , ... (RITICS), based at Imperial College London, is co-ordinating ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Familylifeinsurancequotes.org has released a new blog post explaining how ... Senior citizens can qualify for affordable term life insurance ... are over 50 years old. Some term life insurance ... , Term life insurance with a simplified issue can ... life insurance during retirement is important for covering funeral ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014 Lifeinsurance-policy.com has released a ... life insurance prices for smokers. , Smoking will always ... Comparing quotes is the best method to find affordable ... customers who need coverage. , Whole life insurance ... the policy. Since the coverage is permanent, the initial ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Farmington ... including a redefined mission and visual identity helping ... of partnering with them to create greater benefit ... brand that focuses on empowering customers to better ... , The crown jewel of the rebrand is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Laying siege to beta-amyloid, the key protein in Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:£2.5 million to recognize and reduce cyber-attack threats to critical infrastructure 2Health News:Affordable Term Life Insurance - Senior Citizens Can Qualify for Coverage! 2Health News:Affordable Whole Life Insurance Premiums for Smokers! 2Health News:Farmington Company Launches Rebrand and New Positioning 2
... therapy still recommended over steroid injections, researchers say , ... the eye slowed diabetes-related eye disease, though lasers remain ... to the steroids, new research shows. , Researchers from ... and women who had diabetic retinopathy with macular edema ...
... , , WESTON, Fla., Dec. 31 ... annual meeting of shareholders on December 28, 2009 was adjourned due ... not sufficient shares present in person or by proxy to constitute ... adjourned the Annual Meeting in order to permit further solicitations of ...
... and comfort to hospice patients and their families , THURSDAY, ... help Alzheimer,s patients remember and autistic children calm down. Now, ... guitar to comfort dying patients in hospice. , Families gathered ... hymns, such as "Amazing Grace," while others ask for favorite ...
... ... it was put to the ultimate test in a double-blind, randomized study. , ... Manhasset, NY (Vocus) December 31, 2009 -- ... it was put to the ultimate test in a double-blind, randomized study. It turned out ...
... , ... a joint press release of Hiru Corporation (HIRU) and Hard to ... the finalization and completion of the purchase and sale of the ... stock basis can be found at the Pink Sheets web site ...
... Conn., Dec. 31 Metabolife, a leading brand in the weight ... Spectacular introduces, "My Resolution" a part of Metabolife,s online community dedicated ... healthier person for the New Year. , "We know ... so we created a place for individuals to share their resolutions ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Laser Deemed Best Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy 2Health News:American Scientific Resources 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Adjourned 2Health News:Her Music Eases the End for Dying Patients 2Health News:Her Music Eases the End for Dying Patients 3Health News:Despite Earlier Doubts, Feinstein Study Shows Fetal Transplants May Benefit Parkinson's Patients Over Age 60 2Health News:Despite Earlier Doubts, Feinstein Study Shows Fetal Transplants May Benefit Parkinson's Patients Over Age 60 3Health News:Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Finalizes Sale Of Its MindUp BioResearch Division To (HIRU) 2Health News:Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Finalizes Sale Of Its MindUp BioResearch Division To (HIRU) 3Health News:Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Finalizes Sale Of Its MindUp BioResearch Division To (HIRU) 4Health News:Metabolife(R) Helps People Nationwide Start off the New Year Right as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2009 Brian Boitano Skating Spectacular 2Health News:Metabolife(R) Helps People Nationwide Start off the New Year Right as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2009 Brian Boitano Skating Spectacular 3
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014  Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTCQX: DYAI), ... technology used to develop and produce enzymes and ... and industrial enzymes industries, today announced the receipt ... for commercial scale production of Abengoa,s proprietary cellulase ... under Abengoa,s license agreement with Dyadic. ...
(Date:10/1/2014)...  ResMed (NYSE: RMD ), a pioneer and ... design complete sleep apnea solutions specifically for women, is launching ... a good night,s sleep. The Better Sleep ... tired is just part of living a busy life. It ... pillar of health, essential to not only living an active ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... MIAMI , Oct. 1, 2014 NeuroCall, ... Commission accreditation for its Telestroke and Teleneurology services. Dr. ... of NeuroCall, commented, "We are extremely proud that our ... Commission, as we continue to provide lifesaving support and ... of affiliated hospitals throughout the United States ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dyadic International Reports Licensing Payment For Commercial-Scale Production Of C1-Based Cellulase Enzymes 2Dyadic International Reports Licensing Payment For Commercial-Scale Production Of C1-Based Cellulase Enzymes 3ResMed Launches Initiative to Help Women Get Better Sleep 2ResMed Launches Initiative to Help Women Get Better Sleep 3NeuroCall Awarded Joint Commission Accreditation 2
... 8, 2011 PermaDerm™, an engineered skin substitute which ... prepared from a patient,s own skin cells, has been ... that the U.S. Department of Defense awarded more than ... of the therapeutic candidate for the treatment of severe ...
... a Carmel-headquartered software development and solutions firm has been ... 500 and mid-market businesses throughout the world since 1983. ... its extensive supply chain experience to develop supply chain ... Blue Horseshoe Intellectual Property (BHIP). Led ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PermaDermâ„¢ Receives National Media Coverage 2Software Development Firm's New Intellectual Property Group, Blue Horseshoe IP Creates Solutions to Help Customers Optimize Supply Chain 2Software Development Firm's New Intellectual Property Group, Blue Horseshoe IP Creates Solutions to Help Customers Optimize Supply Chain 3
... / gel tubes are for the ... diagnostics and for viral load determinations. ... remain stable at room temperature for ... results, it is recommended to centrifuge ...
BD Vacutainer® spray-coated K2EDTA tubes are used for whole blood hematology determinations and immunohematology testing....
We offer small and large pre-gelled Surface Electrodes suitable for EMG or EGG recordings....
We offer small and large pre-gelled Surface Electrodes suitable for EMG or EGG recordings....
Medicine Products: