• 5 boxes of medical supplies and equipment which includes: 13 dressing change trays, 10 pairs scissors, 22 forceps, suture material, 13 fenestrated sheets, 900 gauze sponges, 6 urinary catheters, surgical tape, oxygen masks, tracheotomy masks, 2 nebulizers, nasal cannula, 96 suction catheters, 4 chest drains, 8 boxes surgical gloves, 46 feeding tubes, 8 laparoscope’s packs, 65 surgical sheets, 6 hospital beds and headboards, 4 walking canes, 4 hospital matresses
• 150 Procedure masks, 2 blood pressure cuffs, 11 foley catheters, 10 wound dressing gel, 11 emesis basins, 1bag baby wipes, 9 bags triple antibiotics, hydrocortisone cream, 2 bottles asprin, 3 boxes surgical gloves, 6 boxes alcohol prep pads, 12 latex wraps, 2 boxes cotton tip applicators
• Toiletries, diapers, toys, clothing, cardiac supplies, gloves, gauze, needles, three walkers, 2 pairs of crutches was sent to Karl Heusner Hospital, Mercy Clinic, Help Age and Father John Stochi Prison Ministry.
GLOBAL MISSION MOBILIZERS
• 7 boxes of medical supplies were donated to a clinic in Asia that consisted of:
• 9 boxes of syringes, 2 stethoscopes, 4 ice packs, 1 pediatric resuscitator, 5 bottles iodoform packing strips, 200 absorbent pads, 27 dressing change trays, 136 oral swabs, 236 packs of gauze sponges, 2 kerlex roll, 1 box alcohol preps, 70 pairs of gloves, 14 rolls of surgical tape, 1 hot pack, 100 iodine swab sticks, 155 packs of betadine prep sticks
• 90 pairs of surgical gloves, 1 pack of cotton balls, 40 alcohol preps, 1 pack of gauze rolls, 1 box of cotton applicators, 50 surgical masks, 1 sharp container, 102 syringes, 1 gauze bandage, 1 bottle alcohol, 2 bottles irrigation solution, 10 neurosponges, 2 packs surgical dressings, 9 rolls of surgical tape, 1 asthma flow meter, 20 emesis basins, 160 germicidal cloths, 1 pack petroleum gauze, 1 bottle iodine solution, 35 respirators, 250 insulin syringes, 1 prep tray, 50 alcohol wipes, 100 band aids, 2 scrub brushes, 238 pairs surgical gloves, 57 4x4 sponges, 3 bottles amoxicillin capsules, 3 bottles fluconazole tablets, 3 bottles cipro tablets, 1 bottle ketoconazole tablets.
FREETOWN, SIERRE LEONE
• 4 Boxes of clothing, art supplies were donated to an orphanage.
• 3 boxes of medical supplies & medicine were donated to a clinic.
• LSU Health System: Donated 9 wheelchairs, medical supplies & equipment
• Harry Thompson Center: Donated 2 boxes of medication
• October - Twenty-five pounds of medicine was donated to remote clinics in Honduras
• September - Medical students distributed 20 pounds of medicine and medical supplies.
• July - One wheelchair donated to LSU Social Worker for client
• August - Three wheelchairs donated to LSU Social Worker for client
• August - St. Joseph Rebuild Center received five donated canes
• September - The Harry Thompson Clinic received 25 pounds of medicine
• September - Dr. Freeman received 15 pounds of medication
• September - Medical supplies donated to Central City Health Clinic.
• September - Supplies donated to Edna Pilsbury Health Clinic
• October - Medical supplies were donated to Central City Health Clinic
• November - Medical equipment donated to LSU Social Worker for client
• November - One box of medicine was donated to the Rebuild Center at St. Joseph’s Church.
• November - One box of Ointment was donated to the Harry Thompson center.
• August. Ten boxes of medical supplies were shipped to clinic in remote areas. Global Outreach, N.F.P., from Chicago distributed these boxes.
• March - A forty-foot container was shipped to benefit various communities.
• September A forty-foot container was shipped to benefit various villages.
• October - One microscope was shipped to Fomena Health Centre, Ashanti Region
• March - Fifty pounds of supplies were donated to Dr. Rene.
• IHC made arrangements for a child to be brought to the U.S.A. for a surgical procedure. The child will remain in the states until all treatments have been completed.
• September - A forty-foot container was shipped to benefit various villages.
• February - A small box of supplies was sent with a doctor traveling to India.
• IHC is helping to build an orphanage, which will be completed this year.
• January - 17 beds and 3 sofas were donated to families in need.
• February - IHC donated 3 boxes of medicine to the Tulane Pediatric clinic at the Covenant House.
• February - One box of medicine was donated to the Tulane Drop In Clinic.
• March - One box of medicine was donated to the Health Care for the Homeless.
• April - Six large boxes of supplies were donated to Central City Health Clinic.
• April - Seven reading books were donated to LSU Rehabilitation Center. Three of the books were in Spanish.
• October - Three boxes of medical supplies were donated to the Central City Health clinic.
• November - One box of medical supplies donated to the Central City Health Clinic.
• November - One box medical supplies to the Plaquemine Health Clinic
• December - Two boxes of medical supplies donated to the Central City Health Clinic. Two boxes medicine donated to the Edna Pillsbury Health Clinic
• A forty-foot container of supplies was shipped to benefit various villages.
• 86 pounds of medical supplies were shipped to Nyanga District Hospital.
• March - On March 26, Ana Silva Castillo, Bruce Awe, Margaret Goff, and members of the Belize Association of Louisiana, joined efforts with Jean Benard, Carmen Jackson, Rene, Jeremy, Gabriel and Lina Martinez of the International Hospital for Children. A forty-foot container was packed with 339 boxes of medical supplies, 44 wheelchairs, 19 walkers, 1 lift, and 3 examination tables. Also included in this shipment were 1 typewriter, 2 potty chairs, 2 computers and 1 television. The total count of items shipped was 424.
Recipients of the donated items were the government hospitals throughout the country in Belize City, Orange Walk, Dangriga, and Punta Gorda. Boxes of medical supplies and medications were sent to rural clinics located in small villages and communities.
The International Hospital for Children is grateful for the assistance provided in Belize by Mrs. Lourdes Smith, Executive Director of Beltraide, Mr. Ernesto Perera, Customs Broker, and Ms. Jasmin Shoman, International Liaison for National Emergency Management Organization.
• December - The IHC partnered with The Belize Association of Louisiana to play Santa Claus for the Children at the Dorothy Menzies Child Care Center. Boxes of games, dolls, and books were sent to brighten their holidays.
• June - A forty-foot container was shipped to benefit hospital, nursing home, and orphanage.
• Ten children were sponsored to be recipients of the Epogen program at one of the hospitals.
• IHC sent fifty pounds of supplies with Dr. Rene for his hospital.
• IHC assisted the kidney transplant child in traveling tothe USA for follow up visit.
• January - A forty-foot container was shipped tobenefit various areas.
• December - A Christmas care package was sent tovarious recipients.
• Fifty pounds of supplies was sent toa clinic.
• IHC partnered with Fr. DeShotel in donating supplies tovarious clinics.
• IHC has adopted fourteen families in helping toget resettled post Katrina.
• May - An Electrocardiogram was shipped toa clinic Managua.
• December - A forty-foot container was shipped tobenefit various villages.
• May - A forty-foot container was shipped to benefit various communities.
• April - Fifty pounds of medicine were sent to the Hope Clinic in Kumba.
• February One hundred pounds of medical supplies and medicine were sent to the William Soler Pediatric Hospital in Havana.
• May - Cesar and Carmen took fifty pounds of medicine to Santiago, completed the distribution of supplies from the container previously sent, and did site visits assessing needs. Their visit included the pediatric and radiology units at the Cancer Institute, Children’ Hospital, La Casa Del Din• Nino, which is an orphanage in Tamboril, Hogar De Ancianos, which is a nursing home in Villa Riva, The Hospital Ramon Matias Molla in Dejabon, and a clinic in Monte Christi.
• January - IHC partnered with the 1st English Luthuran Church in sending a forty-foot container to hospitals and clinics.
• February - IHC partnered with New Hope Baptist Church in sending an EKG machine and supplies to the Bryant Mission Hospital.
• February Fifty pounds of medicine and supplies were sent with Dr. Rene and the American Haitian Association Dept. of Humane, INC.
• March - IHC Partnered with the University of Haiti in sending fifty pounds of medical supplies and medicine.
• April - Fifty pounds of medicine was sent with Dr. Rene.
• May - Dr. Fermin and the Secretary made site visits to Institution Univers in Ouanaminthe, which house over 1000 students. The visit als• included a stop at a two-story clinic in the process of being built through private donations from friends of the director.
• IHC donated $1500.00 to a family to help the son travel to Guatemala to underg• surgery.
• March - Dr. Heiman took one hundred twenty pounds of medical supplies and medicine with him on a mission trip to Sri Lanka. The medicine and supplies were distributed in villages, clinics, and hospitals.
• March - Dennis contributed a generous sum, which will be allocated to the community Boat Project, Children’s Emotional Rehab & Educational Development Program, an Orphanage in Pondecherri, and the Side by Side Organization.
• April - $15,000.00 was sent to Sri Lanka to benefit the Community Boat Project, Children’s Emotional Rehab & Educational Development Program, and an Orphanage in Pondecherri.
• May - $30,000.00 was sent to Sri Lanka, which will benefit the Side-by-Side International organization.
• November - Fifty pounds of supplies was sent to a clinic.
• January - Sixty loaves of bread were donated to the Carver Baptist Center.
• April - Walking canes were donated to tw• recipients.
• May - Thirty-six loaves of bread were donated to the Battered Women Center.
• April - A forty-foot container was shipped with supplies to benefit various villages.
• Seventy-eight pounds of antibiotics totaling $6,000.00 were shipped via FedEx to support the earthquake disaster.