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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First birth at AMECA Clinic

17 Jun 2017

On the 11th June, the first baby was delivered at the clinic; this was an emergency birth, as there was no time to transport the mother to the hospital in Blantyre. Happily she safely delivered a baby girl ……………. the staff asked the mother if the baby could be named Ruth. This request was well […] Read More ▶

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