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Volume 11, No. 3 Winter 2008
IOCC Delivers $2.2 Million in
Medical Supplies to Zimbabwe
(Photo credit: C. Spagnolli)
Mutoko, Zimbabwe — IOCC recently delivered three shipments of medical supplies, pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter drugs to the Luisa Guidotti Hospital in Mutoko, Zimbabwe. The shipments, worth a total of $2.2 million, included bath equipment for the disabled, dentist stools, walkers, cervical traction devices, antibiotics, and a number of pharmaceuticals that treat high blood pressure and infections. The pharmaceuticals are also being used by Park Town Clinic in Harare which is supported by the Orthodox Church of Zimbabwe. The shipments were supplied by Medical Teams International (MTI) and Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF). The Robert Bazzoni Onlus Foundation and IOCC paid the acquisition and shipping costs. Since 2006, IOCC has delivered a total of seven medical shipments worth nearly $5 million to Zimbabwe’s beleaguered hospitals.


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