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First GlobalGiving Matching Day of 2016!

The first matching day of the year with GlobalGiving is tomorrow, March 16th! However, this time it will be a little different. This bonus day will be a pro-rated match day! GlobalGiving will have $75,000 in matching funds. Starting at … Continue reading

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Holiday Giving

If you’re still finishing up last minute holiday shopping, you can also help earn money for MedPLUS Connect while you shop! When you do your Holiday shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Medplus Connect. Bookmark … Continue reading

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#GivingTuesday

With Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday now behind us, what better way to get into the holiday spirit than by giving back? Tomorrow, December 1st, is #GivingTuesday, the fourth annual event held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving that celebrates generosity. … Continue reading

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GlobalGiving Update and Donations Matched!

If you’ve been following our cervical cancer program on GlobalGiving you may have noticed some exciting changes. At the end of July, GlobalGiving unveiled their new website, which included many improvements to give you faster load times and easier navigation. … Continue reading

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Project Heal Visits the Lawra Nutrition Center!

Two members of Project Heal, an undergraduate student service group at UNC Chapel Hill, visited Ghana in June and were able to visit the Lawra Nutrition Center while they were there. Project Heal was founded by two of our three … Continue reading

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An Update on the Nutrition Center!

In the first month of 2015, the nutrition center admitted 3 new patients to the center with  3 previous patients who returned for additional treatment. At the end of January, 4 children were rehabilitated and 2 remained in treatment. In February … Continue reading

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Fire Devastates the Central Medical Stores in Ghana

On Tuesday, January 13th, the central medical store in Ghana caught fire, destroying thousands of medical supplies. The central medical store is located in Tema, Ghana, near the capital of Accra, and serves as the primary storage facility for many drugs … Continue reading

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A Look Back on 2014

Now that we’re a little over one month into the New Year we wanted to take a look back on all that MedPLUS accomplished in the past year. In 2014 MedPLUS Connect celebrated five years  of incorporation and sending shipments … Continue reading

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Nutrition Center Update

We just wanted to share a quick update on the nutrition center with you from the last month of 2014! During December the nutrition center admitted 3 new patients in addition the 3 children that were still being treated at … Continue reading

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Nutrition Center Update

We have another brief update on the Lawra Nutrition Center to share with you all! During the month of November, the center had three new patients admitted for treatment, in addition to four patients remaining in treatment from last month. … Continue reading

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