August 2014                                                      ISSUE No.5
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Ocean-freight container shipments are currently been prepared for Guatemala and Pakistan.

Medical Bridges has sent a total of 26 ocean-freight container shipments so far this year to the following countries:  
 - nine to Pakistan,
 - four to Nigeria,
  
 - four to Guatemala,  
 - four to Côte d'Ivoire,  
 - two to Turkey,  
 - one to Philippines,  
 - one to Malta, and  
 - one to Kenya.
 
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Urgently Needed Equipment: 


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THANK YOU to all of our volunteers who donated their valuable time in July!
  • Sagemont Baptist Church
  • Mentis Houston
  • First Unitarian Universalist Church - Houston
  • Sugarland Baptist Church
  • Rice Temple Baptist Church
  • Texas Medical Center

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One People. One World. Gala 


The annual One People. One World. Gala plays a major role in raising money for the organization so that it can continue the critical work of supporting healthcare beyond our borders. 
 

Join us on September 27th at the Hilton Post Oak as we celebrate another successful year of bridging the healthcare gap worldwide. Your support will help save lives across our global community.
 

This is an event you don't want to miss!

Updates from MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station)

 

On July 20th, the MOAS crew along with the Catrambone family (MOAS Founder) unloaded and safely stored all medical supplies that will be utilized during their mission in the Mediterranean Sea. Stay tuned for more updates about the expedition vessel Phoenix I and its first mission in August!!! (read more)

MOAS crew checking the donation received.
Texas Children's Hospital saving lives in Malawi and Tanzania
Dr. Peter Kazembe and staff receiving Medical Bridges donation.


 
 A medical delegation from Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas, returned with successful stories to share from their medical mission trips to Malawi and Tanzania.


The delegation was welcomed by Dr. Peter Kazembe, Executive Director, and staff of the TCH/Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative Center of Excellence in Malawi, and Doctor Sister Maria José, Director of 

the Sengerema Designated District Hospital in Tanzania. (read more)
The Richmond Foundation making a positive impact in Ghana

Medical Bridges received great news from our partner, The Richmond Foundation, about the Reed Damos Medical Center for Children located in Bibiani, in the western region of Ghana.
 

The RDM Center was officially opened in June, 2010. Medical Bridges values its relationship with the Richmond Foundation and applauds the progress they are making to improve healthcare access and delivery to the medically undeserved population of Bibiani. (read more)

Patients at the RDM Center.

Help Medical Bridges continue bridging the healthcare gap worldwide.

 

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