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A toolkit for medical equipment donations - Making It Work by THET
Hospitals in many low-income countries rely significantly on donations of medical equipment. These donations are made with the best of intentions, however, the outcomes are not always positive. This toolkit produced by THET includes good practice guidance for each stage of the donation process, from initial discussions between donor and recipient about what is required to after donated equipment arrives, is installed and ready for use.

Useful links to guidance and further information.
Brass Tacks is a registered charity set up in the UK in 1986 to provide practical support for Christian projects and general missionary work. Their objectives are to relieve missionaries and full time Christian workers of their maintenance and building work: to build new or extend existing schools, camps, church buildings, children's homes, hospitals and recording studios; to encourage Christians by involving them in mission work
17 Osborne Avenue
CH45 1JD
tel: 0151 630 1182
fax: 0151 630 1182
CHI are involved in sending containers overseas and can provide information on doing this yourself or joining someone else who is shipping items to the same destination. Currently they are sending containers to a number of countries in Africa and some Eastern European countries.
Water filtration kits for sale to Christian organisations.
Dentaid is working to provide equipment, training, and resources to dentists, hospitals, and community dental programs in the Developing World and Eastern Europe where tooth decay is rife, abscesses can cause death, and DIY extractions are commonplace. In line with WHO recommendations Dentaid is working to integrate oral health into existing Primary Health Care Programmes.
The Old Sawmills
Giles Lane, Landford
tel: 01794 324249
fax: 01794 323871

Bringing together the logistics prowess of DHL and the passion of our staff, Aid & Relief Services is dedicated to providing professional logistics services to the International Aid, Humanitarian and Development sector.

Working with a number of high profile agencies, International Humanitarian Agencies, Non Governmental Organisations (NGO’s) and suppliers to the Humanitarian arena, DHL is recognised as a leading provider of professional logistics services to the sector.

An initiative seeking to connect material resources with areas of need internationally. If you need shipping services and information, Global Hand may be able to put you in touch with someone who can help.
Located in the Netherlands and the USA, Hands to Serve provides technical aid to missionaries. This includes vehicle repair facilities, computer help and other technical services. The sourcing and shipping or personal effects can also be arranged.
Imres has over 30 years of experience as a medical wholesale organisation in international medical (emergency) relief. We would like to share our knowledge with our customers and assist in effective and efficient solutions for every medical project. Our fundamentals: * partnership with our customers * skilled and dedicated team * stringent quality control on all products * transparency regarding origin and manufacturer * worldwide network of approved suppliers * modern facilities
Based in the US, this organisation can provide new and refurbished medical equipment to missions anywhere in the world.

Jacob's Well Appeal sends equipment and other support to hospitals and schools in many countries including Ghana, Burkina Faso, Philippines, Romania, Moldova, Pakistan and Kenya.

Formed in 1982 to deliver medicines and equipment to hospitals in Eastern Europe, we continue to change the world one life at a time by partnering with hospitals and schools, supporting in a variety of ways:

  • Medical supplies and equipment (drugs can no longer be accepted)
  • Agricultural equipment and projects
  • Educational supplies and projects
  • Tools and building supplies
  • Emergency disaster relief
  • Small business start up schemes
  • Sponsoring children in the third world
  • Volunteers willing to help at our HQ and abroad to make a difference

We are happy to receive donations of books and medical equipment which we will arrange to send to one of our partner hospitals.

We are unable to do National collections and can only collect locally around the Beverley and Hull area: we rely on Volunteer drivers.

We are also on Facebook and Twitter
Facebook: jacobswellappeal
Twitter: jacobswell­_
Bridget Conroy
Jacob's Well Appeal
Swinemoor Lane
East Yorkshire
HU17 0JX
tel: 01482 881162
Supply high-quality, low cost pulse oximeters for hospitals in resource-poor settings. Their oximeters cost $250 and come with training materials
Med-Aid is a UK based organisation. We provide hospitals in the developing world with good quality, useful equipment no longer needed by hospitals in Europe. Each year millions of pounds of equipment is thrown away by hospitals - surgical equipment, beds, even operating tables. Some of it is broken and of no use to anyone but a large proportion is perfectly servicable and far superior to the equipment used by our partners in Africa. Everything that we send out is in working order, and we check that it is right for the doctors and nurses who will receive it. In this way, for little more than the cost of transport, items that would become landfill waste in the UK go on to save lives for many more years in places where they are needed and appreciated. We are always on the lookout for supplies of equipment and can arrange to collect donations. If you think you might be able to help, or know of someone who might, then please contact us. We are also very happy to receive financial contributions towards the cost of shipping the equipment.

For more information email Tim Beacon

If your club, charity, medical / nursing school, department, company or church want a motivational or general interest talk about Med-Aid please contact Tim Beacon. With his vast experience in many walks of life including teamwork and leadership training, he can tailor the talk to your needs and audience so that they relate to Med-Aid and also can learn from the challenges he has had to face. Tim has already spoken to Commercial Companies, Medical Students, doctors, nurses and other health professionals, at National Conferences and a variety of church groups.
Tim Beacon
Med Aid
43 Grovebury Court
MK43 9HZ
tel: 01234 767324
mobile: 07958 713657
Supporting the work of overseas Christian Missionaries, MMN is a registered charity that receives and transports goods and supplies to various countries in the world. This includes the purchasing of medicines and provisions of medical supplies to hospitals and clinics.
Shipping materials, equipment and resources for NGOs, Charities, Churches etc. from the UK to projects fighting poverty across the developing world.
What can Mission & Relief do for you? * Provide a broad range of loading and relief shipping options * Organise relief logistics for shipments of any size * Long or short term warehousing of your relief goods * Local and regional procurement of relief goods * Complete export and import documentation service * Liaise between organisations for the supply and purchase of relief goods and equipment * Ensure worry free delivery of your gifts to the people who need them
Specialises in humanitarian logistics on behalf of NGO's, charities and other relief organisations around the world. From personal effects shipments for relief workers to emergency airlifts on behalf of major NGO clients.
This organisation can provide logistical support by forwarding items and boxes from individuals and groups to various mission partners working mainly in Malawi.
Tools with a Mission is a Christian Charity sending gifts of good quality tools into many countries. It enables those who receive them to earn a living and change their world.
General queries
tel: 01473 210220
UK-registered charity dedicated to helping people in developing countries whose lives are blighted by bad eyesight, particularly in those cases where spectacles can help.
12 The Bell Centre
Newton Road
Manor Royal
West Sussex
RH10 2FZ
tel: 01293 535016
fax: 01293 535026
Christian Medical Fellowship:
uniting & equipping Christian doctors & nurses
Contact Phone020 7234 9660
Contact Address6 Marshalsea Road, London SE1 1HL
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