MedShare has shipped medical supplies to 93 countries around the world.
According to Healthcare Without Harm, U.S. hospitals generate more than two million tons of medical waste each year. Much of that waste is unused medical supplies and equipment. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization estimates that more than 10 million children under the age of five die in the developing world due to inadequate medical care.
So what can be done?
MedShare is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare and the environment through the efficient recovery and redistribution of the surplus of medical supplies and equipment to those most in need. We collect surplus medical supplies and equipment from hospitals, distributors and manufacturers, and then redistributes it to qualified healthcare facilities in the developing world. We also outfit medical missions and safety net clinics in both the U.S. and abroad.
MedShare is committed to measuring progress toward the ambitious goals set in our organization's strategic plan each fiscal year. Annually, MedShare quantifies its success in meeting our mission objectives by quantifying the following:
According to the World Health Organization, more than 10 million children under the age of five die each year due to inadequate medical care.
"We have been working with MedShare for four years. The reason is simple. You do what you say you will do, and do it with integrity...we are blessed to be a partner with you."
Rev. Ronald Davidson
President & COO, Gleaning For The World