Safe Anaesthesia for MongoliaPublished: 16 Oct 2017 Journalist Jane Feinmann returned last year from Mongolia with a mission - to provide appropriate anaesthesia machines suitable for use in remote hospitals in rural areas of Mongolia. Today, Jane launches a new fundraising appeal to coincide with World Anaesthesia Day, 16 October, that commemorates the first public demonstration of ether anaesthesia.
‘Miracle machines’ save livesPublished: 4 Oct 2016 REDUCING paediatric mortality is an inherently noble activity. It’s sadly more of a challenge for doctors in some regions of the world than it is in others.
Collaboration for SomalilandPublished: 1 Dec 2015
Diamedica enlisted the help of charities from opposite sides of the globe to supply two Glostavent Helix anaesthesia machines to Somaliland. A warm welcome greeted Managing Director Robert Neighbour on a return visit to the Al-Hyatt Hospital in Borama and the Edna Adan Hospital in Hargeisa in November.
Honouring our Humanitarian HeroesPublished: 19 Aug 2015
Today, Wednesday 29th August is World Humanitarian Day, a day designated by the UN to recognise humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes.
New Glostavent filmed in Rwanda with the charity IOWDPublished: 22 Jun 2015
Earlier this year Diamedica visited Rwanda to make a film about the Glostavent anaesthetic machine at Kibagabaga Hospital. The Glostavent had been donated by the charity International Operation for Women and Development (IOWD) who had selected our anaesthetic machine as being ideal for the locations they work in, where resources are limited and power failures frequent.
Safe Anaesthesia Worldwide sends aid to NepalPublished: 19 Jun 2015 In April a devastating earthquake struck Nepal, killing thousands of people and injuring thousands more. Many of the victims sustained painful fractures and crush injuries that needed emergency surgical treatment.
Disaster Relief in the PhilippinesPublished: 19 Feb 2014 When Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of Southeast Asia in November, a number of humanitarian relief charities rushing to deliver aid took Diamedica equipment with them...
Fistula repair in RwandaPublished: 19 Feb 2014 Diamedica Director, Robert Neighbour, recently visited three hospitals in Rwanda to install new Glostavent® anaesthesia systems. At Kibagabaga Hospital in Kigali, the International Organization for Women & Development had purchased the Glostavent as part of their obstetric fistula repair program.
Mount Kilimanjaro TrekPublished: 18 Feb 2014 Matthew Neighbour, son of Managing Director Robert Neighbour, is planning to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro and raise funds for the charity Safe Anaesthesia Worldwide. The 19,345 feet high peak is a physically and mentally challenging trek, even for experienced climbers like Matthew. To sponsor Matthew’s charity challenge, please visit his webpage. Thank you.
Mobile surgical hospital for HomsPublished: 8 Jul 2013 A Hospitrailer mobile surgical unit, containing a Glostavent® Anaesthesia Machine, is to be sent to the Homs region of Syria. The violence in Syria has destroyed many hospital facilities and those that remain lack medical supplies and equipment. As a result, many casualties do not receive the treatment they need.
New machines for Haydom HospitalPublished: 18 Jun 2013 Diamedica’s most recent trip to Tanzania included a visit by Managing Director, Robert Neighbour, to Haydom Lutheran Hospital to install three new Glostavent anaesthesia machines and train local staff.
The Smiling Coast of AfricaPublished: 11 Feb 2013 Whilst the UK shivered under a blanket of January snow, Managing Director, Robert Neighbour was visiting hospitals and servicing equipment in the warmer climes of West Africa. The Gambia’s beautiful beaches, exotic wildlife and friendly people have earned it the description The Smiling Coast of Africa. Yet despite these riches, the country is one of the poorest in the world.
Global Surgical ConsortiumPublished: 18 Dec 2012 The Global Surgical Consortium (GSC) envisions a world without barriers to safe surgery and anaesthesia.
Helping those in needPublished: 16 Jul 2012
Diamedica is proud to work with many charities who provide medical aid to low income countries and emergency relief to those caught up in disasters.
If you are a charity, corporate donor or an individual who would like to help supply suitable equipment to a hospital in need, please contact our Charity Liaison Officer, Carol Newman. Email firstname.lastname@example.org