Together, We Accomplish Great Things.

 Dr. Dave Burgess, a local Waynesborian, is presenting a plaque to president Karin Safjani of the Limbe Rotary Club in Malawi, Africa. The plaque will be presented to Executive Director Rob Brown who will place it in the lobby of the hospital.  It reads:  Our Gift to the Citizens of Malawi, Africa: Hospital Equipment to Beit CURE International Hospital. From, Waynesboro Rotary Club - International Partner - District 7570, Limbe Rotary Club - Host Partner - District 9210, Rotary International - Global Grant 26257, IMEC America

Dr. Dave Burgess, a local Waynesborian, is presenting a plaque to president Karin Safjani of the Limbe Rotary Club in Malawi, Africa. The plaque will be presented to Executive Director Rob Brown who will place it in the lobby of the hospital.

It reads: Our Gift to the Citizens of Malawi, Africa: Hospital Equipment to Beit CURE International Hospital. From, Waynesboro Rotary Club - International Partner - District 7570, Limbe Rotary Club - Host Partner - District 9210, Rotary International - Global Grant 26257, IMEC America

Why this Project Was Selected

  1. Malawi is one of the poorest countries in Africa
  2. The majority of the population live without electricity, running water and good sanitation
  3. 1 in 5 children do not reach their 5th birthday
  4. Incidence of club foot deformity is double the rate in the US
  5. Children with disabilities and deformities often ostracized and regarded as “cursed”

Project goals:

  1. To assist the dedicated doctors and nurses at the BEIT CURE International Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi provide the best care for children and adults
  2. To provide medical equipment and supplies to support orthopedic surgery and care
  3. To provide equipment and supplies to train Malawian surgeons, medical students and nurses
  4. To support a sustainable structure of orthopedic training and care in Malawi

Equipment and Supplies provided by Rotary

Together, with the Limbe Rotary Club, Rotary District 7570, Rotary District 9210, and IMEC America, we were able to donate 15 Medical Suites to help countless people living near the Beit Cure International Hospital.

  • 1 Orthopedic suite:Fracture table, cable system, C-Arm image intensifier, surgical tools
  • 3 Physical Therapy Suites: PT tables, wheelchairs, weights, mobility medical equipment
  • 3 Classroom and e-learning Suites: LCD TV, video equipment, software – allowing for remote teaching video station, and conference tables, chairs, computers, desks
  • 2 Critical Care Suites: EKG machine, monitors, blood pressure units, crash cart, defibrillator, critical care supplies
  • 1 Infection Control Suite: Autoclave, sterilizer tray, infection control supplies
  • 3 Special Care and Special Procedure Suites: Oxygen regulator, suction pump, oto-ophthalmoscope, instrument kit for minor surgical procedures, walkers, stretchers, IV poles, crutches etc
  • 2 Suites of Medical Supplies