Providing sustainable
medical education and care in African countries.
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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 ▶

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18 Jan 2016

On Friday 15 January, over 500 people attended AMECA’s fundraising event at St John’s School, Leatherhead, to hear Patron Levison Wood speaking about his latest expedition to the Himalayas. The evening was a great success; our deepest gratitude goes to the staff and pupils of Churchill House at the school and to Katherine at the […] Read More ▶

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