August 23, 2012

2012 PDR Hand-delivered to Sister Aklesia Memorial Hospital

From left to right: Moges Alemu, Board Chairman; Dawit Moges, CEO and Valerie Walker

It was a joyful occasion when Valerie Walker presented a Physicians Desk Reference 2012 edition to Moges Alemu and Dawit Moges of Sister Aklesia Memorial Hospital (SAMH).  SAMH is a 75 bed hospital that provides basic healthcare to a community over 500,000 in Adama, a city just north of Addis Abeba (the capital city). It has performed 3,000 cleft lip operation collaboration with "The Smile Train" organization, over 40,000 HIV screening collaboration with USAID and just started a cervical cancer screening with IPRH ( International Partnership for Reproductive Health).
For more information on SAMH visit: Link

August 22, 2012

Mid-Wifery Workbook Series Delivered to Africa

Katherine King-Goodrich, a Certified Nurse Midwife, on staff at Kaiser-Permanente in Walnut Creek, California, donated 5 midwifery workbook series. These much-needed educational resources were given to Daeyang Nursing College (Malawi), Partners in Hope (Malawi), Myungsung Christian Medical Center (Ethiopia), Sister Aklesia Memorial Hospital (Ethiopia), and Zimbabwe Project run by Africa Future Foundation (Zimbabwe).
Daeyang Nursing College

Partners in Hope

Myungsung Christian Medical Center 

Sister Aklesia Memorial Hospital

On behalf of those living in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Zimbabwe, "Thank you, Katherine!"

August 18, 2012

OML Hand-Delivers Books to Daeyang Nursing College

Dr. Susie Kim, Principal of Daeyang Nursing College (DNC) in Lilongwe, Malawi, (far right) accepts 400 pounds of nursing textbooks hand-delivered by OML's founder, Valerie Walker.