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medi for help in Rwanda again: The fight against podoconiosis continues!

In November 2023, Christopher Miles (medi USA) travelled to Rwanda again for medi for help to expand local support for patients with podoconiosis together with the partner organization Heart and Sole Africa (HASA). This time, compression therapy, further education and practical training were on the agenda - in clinical settings and in schools. Christopher Miles gives an insight into the groundbreaking work of the team and the successes on the ground. [...]

Exterior entrance area of the Hôpital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) in Haiti with people

The Hôpital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) in Haiti is experiencing a sharp increase in paediatric treatment cases and an escalation in violence

Every day, children with serious injuries are brought to the HAS. Sometimes they have to travel a long way to get to the clinic, like five-year-old Lucien. He was hit by a motorbike and broke his thigh. His injury could not be treated in the nearest hospital, about 50 kilometres away, so the family was sent to Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. [...]

medi for help with the children of the "YMCA of the Rockies" camp in Rocky Mountain National Park

Camp WatchMe 2023: Help for children with lymphedema

Camp WatchMe and medi for help work together to help children with lymphedema and their families in North America. This year, medi for help (the nonprofit from medi®) once more supported the summer camp on site with free compression garments and therapy consultations – for a better quality of life.