Medical Supplies Desperately Needed in The Gambia

Here’s a list I got recently from one of our best medical contacts in The Gambia.   If you have any of these items available, please let me know and I can make sure they get to the clinics in The Gambia.  As always, thanks for your donations.  shelby@gambiahelp.org
Here is the list. This is stuff we always need. The stethoscopes and BP cuffs we desperately need all that we had are not functional anymore. Anything you can help us with would be fantastic. I leave it to you to pick and choose.
  • 4×4’s sterile
  • 2×2’s sterile
  • 4×4’s not sterile
  • 2×2’s not sterile
  • Paper tape, 1”
  • Paper tape, 3”
  • Roller gauze, conformable 2”
  • Roller gauze, conformable 4”
  • Kling (or similar) 2”
  • Kling (or similar  4”
  • Wide Band-Aids (cloth)
  • Silver Sulfadiazine cream
  • Ampicillin/Cloxicillin 250 mg. Pediatric suspension
  • Ampicillin/Cloxicillin 250 mg. or 500 mg. capsules
  • Tetracycline Capsules 250mg or 500 mg.
  • Coartem (or other malaria curative)
  • Stethoscope (with bell and disc) x 2
  • BP cuffs (with table top gauge) X 2
  • Oto/ophthalmic scope   With Batteries
  • Wash cloths, disposable (we use a lot of these daily to clean wounds)
  • Thermometers with batteries
  • Platform Scale (like folks have in their bathrooms) with batteries
  • Scissors, Bandage
  • Scissors, Mayo
  • Benadryl capseal for allergies
  • Fungal powder (athletes foot)
  • Basins, Plastic (medium size)
  • Kidney basins, (paper or plastic)
  • Scrubs, blue, Medium
  • Scrubs, Blue, 3X
  • Lidocaine topical gel
  • Lidocaine Spray
  • Lidocaine, viscous
  • Metoprolol BP meds, 50mg.
  • Masa Harina
  • New Mexico red chili powder (Med. Hot)

 

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