Providing sustainable
medical education and care in African countries.
About us

Founded in December 2006 by Ruth Markus, in memory of her only child Alex.  AMECA is committed to healthcare delivery, training healthcare professionals and to healthcare education in sub-Saharan African countries, through sustainable initiatives. O[...] Read More ▶

In memory of Alex

About Alex By the age of 23, Alex was a junior doctor, a British Army officer and a qualified paratrooper. “Life was very much up for grabs for Alex and I doubt if I will ever know anyone else who made as much of his time as he did. The huge amount[...] Read More ▶

Alex Coutselos
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Epsom Rotary Grant for Ambulance Bicycles

12 Feb 2018

AMECA is delighted to have received a donation from The Rotary Club of Epsom, to purchase three bicycle ambulances. These ambulances will be purchased from Sakarementa in Blantyre and will be donated to three outlying villages in the catchment area of The AMECA Clinic. Village committees are being set up to record their use and […] Read More ▶

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