AMECA support the delivery of sustainable healthcare initiatives in African countries, working in partnership with professionals, local organisations and local communities to ensure that these initiatives are focussed, relevant and sustainable over the long term.
Where we work
In Africa, we are currently working in Malawi. In the UK, AMECA support medical, nursing and physiotherapy students through the donation of final year Bursary Awards for elective placements in African countries.
What have we done?
AMECA built a fully sustainable hospital wing in Blantyre Malawi, which has so far raised over £55,000 for free paediatric orthopaedic treatment. Read more
AMECA facilitated the purchase and delivery of 2 ambulances, which were driven from the UK to Malawi and presented to Beit CURE Hospital in Blantyre. This trip was spearheaded by our Patron, Major Lev Wood. Read more
AMECA supports surgical training at district hospitals in Malawi through Links in Africa for Surgical Training, (LAST). Read more
AMECA has donated two awards per academic year, worth £500 each to St John’s School 6th form leavers undertaking a recognised volunteer project in an African country. Ben Wattley, who left to study medicine, received the first award.
We are currently fundraising to build a primary healthcare clinic in the remote hills of Blantyre District. The local community has designated community land for use by The Blantyre Department of Health, with whom AMECA is currently liaising. Read more….
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