Medical Supplies Donation Guidelines

Here’s a list of supplies that are always needed in The Gambia.

In association with the Seattle-Gambia Association, GambiaHELP brings medical supplies to The Gambia, primarily to rural hospitals and clinics. Everything from basic equipment to disposable supplies is needed, including:

  • Diagnostic Equipment – otoscopes, ophthalmoscopes, stethoscopes, laryngoscopes, pulsiometers, scales, electrical blood pressure machines
  • Orthopedic Supplies –splints, braces, slings, casting materials, crutches, cervical collars
  • Surgical Instruments –forceps, scissors, clamps, scalpels, needle holders
  • Portable autoclaves
  • Cautery units
  • Furnishings –examination beds, hospital beds, mattresses, seating
  • Basic wound care – bandages, gauze, dressing, tourniquettes
  • Sanitary supplies – drapes, surgical gowns, caps, gloves
  • Respiratory supplies – intubation kits, oxygen masks, nasal canulas, suction pumps
  • Nasogastric feeding tubes for neonates, infants, children and adults
  • IV supplies
  • Incubators
  • Oxygen Concentrators

Please contact GambiaHELP for additional information on giving opportunities: 206-523-6924 or earmark a cash donation using the link below.

GambiaHELP is recognized by the IRS as a 501 (c)(3) charitable/educational organization, so your contributions are tax-deductible.

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