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Midmark and Direct Relief Celebrate Milestones

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Midmark Corporation and Direct Relief International today announced two milestones in equipment donations. By partnering in a long-term donation program, the organizations have donated more than 3,000 sterilizers and 6,000 exam tables to more than 71 medical facilities in 35 countries. Direct Relief, a California-based nonprofit organization, provides critically needed equipment, supplies and medicines to local healthcare providers worldwide. Assistance […]

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Direct Relief Presents Former First Lady and Foreign Minister of Somaliland

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On Thursday, October 7 at 7 p.m., Direct Relief International with the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies and the Human Rights Group at UCSB will present a free talk entitled, “Human Rights and Women’s Health” with Edna Adan Ismail, the former First Lady and Foreign Minister of Somaliland at UCSB’s Campbell Hall.  The talk is open to all […]

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Hygiene Kits Provide Comfort for Thousands of Displaced Families in Haiti

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Thanks to a donation of more than $1.1 million (wholesale) of personal care products,  4,380 hygiene kits were distributed last week to the most vulnerable people living in camps in Haiti. Direct Relief donated six ocean containers, or more than 58 tons, of hygiene products to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Haiti, which is pairing the items with […]

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FedEx Joins with Direct Relief to Equip Ventura County Medical Reserve Corps

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Santa Barbara, CA, (September 15, 2010)—With a donation of $50,000 from FedEx, Direct Relief International is equipping the Ventura County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) with 125 customized backpacks stocked with emergency medical supplies and equipment to enable trained, credentialed, volunteer MRC medical personnel to respond immediately and effectively during local disasters. Today, Direct Relief is presenting Shane O’Connor, Program Advisor […]

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Direct Relief Delivering $1.25 Million in Medical Aid to Pakistan

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As part of the ongoing emergency response to extensive flooding in Pakistan that has displaced millions of people, Direct Relief International is sending almost $1.25 million (wholesale) in medical aid to Murshid Hospital in Sindh. Containing medical products the hospital specifically requested, the shipment includes antibiotics, multivitamins, syringes and needles, surgical instruments, and more. Several partners in Pakistan have reported […]

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CVS Caremark to Offer $5 Million in Free Flu Shots to Uninsured Patients

CVS Flu Clinic at Healing Hands Ministries in Dallas, TX. Photo by Mark Perlstein

CVS Caremark announced today that it will partner with Direct Relief USA to offer up to $5 million in free flu shots to community clinic and health center patients who lack health insurance.  Direct Relief USA is a non-profit organization that works with 1,100 clinics and health centers in all 50 states, providing them with free medications and supplies for […]

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