Medical Technology Donations for Sudan
AdvaMed and its member companies are working together with the U.S. government to ensure medical technology equipment and supply donations get to the people of Sudan during the ongoing military conflict. According to the U.N., more than 40,000 Sudanese have been displaced as they seek to escape the conflict, with nearly 3 million on the brink of starvation and more than 9 million in need of emergency humanitarian assistance.
According to the Central Supply Command of Khartoum, the following items are needed:
- Angio catheters
- General Surgical kits
- IV Poles
- Oral hydration salts, pain killers (Tylenol, aspirin)
- Trauma and Emergency Kits
- Extrication collars (including adjustable collars for pediatrics)
- Surgical sponges, dressings, surgical drainage materials, urine drainage, catheters
- Anesthesia materials required for induction and maintenance of anesthesia during routine operation parameters in a fixed facility
- Surgical cautery machines, general surgery instruments, vascular instruments, gynecological instruments, urethral sound instruments, ear-nose-throat instruments, dental instruments
- Medicines for treatment of acute severe hypertension, acute coronary syndrome, acute stroke and acute heart failure (acetylsalicylic acid, amlodipine, enalapril, glyceryl trinitrate, furosemide and heparin sodium)
- Hydrochlorothiazide to allow for treatment of acute severe hypertension
- Human insulin (and insulin syringes) for stabilization of acute life-threatening hyperglycaemia or diabetic ketoacidosis
- Glucometer and urine test strips for ketones, glucose and albumin
Donations of items can be coordinated through the Sudanese American Physician Association (SAPA) with support from Dr. Jamal A Haleem ([email protected]) and Dr. Tony Kronfli ([email protected]).
Financial donations also are welcome. Options include:
We will update this page as information becomes available. Thank you to AdvaMed member companies for their help in this and other instances of critical emergency need.
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