Donation Guide

Medical Equipment and Supplies

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What are we about?

The word “mihret” is Ethiopian for “mercy” and our mission is to mercifully redistribute quality donated medical equipment and supplies to hospitals that serve the poor in underdeveloped and developing countries of the world, and help to train and educate hospital staff in it’s utilization.  MMSG’s headquarters, repair unit, warehouse and shipping facilities are in Charlottesville, Virginia, approximately 60 miles west of Richmond.  After receiving and repairing, donations are packaged and shipped to hospitals world-wide.  Upon arrival training and educational services are provided in the use of the new equipment.

MMSG seeks to acquire materials from regional hospitals, clinics, physician offices, surgery centers, homecare, and individuals. The following is a list of medical equipment and consumable supplies that Mihret Medical seeks out. If you have any questions about making a gift-in-kind donation to MedWish, please call us at (888) 538-4088 or email us at info@mihretgroup.org.

PLEASE NOTE

Mihret Group DOES NOT recover prescription medicines or items dispensed to and thus contaminated by direct patient contact, nor can we accept donations of expired supplies.

While the supplies themselves are free, Mihret Group necessarily charges a fee for the labor and materials necessary for packaging and providing them to overseas recipients. Overseas recipients agree to pay for all shipping and receiving charges.

List of Basic Supplies

  • Gloves, non-sterile exam
  • Gloves, sterile sizes 5-8
  • Goggles, eye
  • Gowns, non-sterile
  • Heme-Occult Kit
  • Irrigation tray
  • IV Catheters, 14g, 16g,18g, 20g, 22g, 24g
  • IV Caps, connectors, converters
  • IV Extension Sets
  • IV Solution sets, macrodrip, microdrip
  • IV Stopcocks
  • IV Start kits
  • IV Transfusion sets
  • KY lubricating jelly
  • Lancets
  • Lap sponges, sterile or non-sterile
  • Needles, assorted gauges
  • Ob/Gyn supplies
  • Orthopedic splints, slings
  • Oxygen masks
  • Plastic Emesis Basins
  • Plastic Bowls
  • Packing strips
  • Personal hygiene supplies
  • Powdered infant formula
  • Non-expired Scalpels and blades
  • Sharps containers
  • Steri-strips
  • Specimen containers
  • Suction catheters
  • Surgical booties
  • Surgical caps
  • Surgical drains
  • Surgical gowns
  • Surgical instruments
  • Surgical masks
  • Surgical towels, sterile or non-sterile
  • Suture, non-absorbable and absorbable
  • Syringes, assorted sizes
  • Tape, cloth; paper; plastic
  • Thermometers
  • Thermometer probe covers
  • Tongue depressors
  • Urinary catheters
  • Urine drainage bags
  • Washbasins, infant

Medical Equipment

  • Ambu Bag- Valve-Mask-Resuscitator, infant, pediatric, adult
  • Anesthesia machines
  • Autoclaves
  • Blood analysis equipment
  • Blood pressure monitors, adult and pediatric
  • Bovie items
  • Cardiac monitors
  • Defibrillators
  • EKG machines
  • Exam tables
  • Fetal dopplers
  • Fetoscopes
  • Gurneys
  • Hoyer lifts with sling
  • Infant incubators and warmers
  • IV poles
  • Laryngoscopes and stylets
  • Microscopes
  • Nebulizers
  • Ophthalmoscopes
  • OR tables
  • Otoscopes
  • Oxygen concentrators
  • Oxygen gauges
  • Portable ultrasound machines
  • Portable x-ray machines
  • Pulse oximeters
  • Reflex hammers
  • Scales, manual and electronic
  • Stethoscopes
  • Suction equipment
  • Surgical instruments
  • Thermometers
  • Ventilators
  • Video Towers
  • Walkers
  • Wheelchairs

Medical Furniture

  • All position chairs
  • Beds, electric or manual
  • Bedside tables
  • Cribs
  • Isolettes
  • Patient room chairs
  • Geriatric Chairs
  • Mattresses
  • Over the bed tray table

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