April 20, 2017, container #BMOU 4430697, seal #0720049, Nigeria, Africa. This was a long-anticipated shipment of essential medical-surgical equipment and supplies coordinated by Sister Lena Nwaenyi of the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ). Destined for the Cornelian Maternity and Rural Health Care Center in Gidan Mangoro, Abuja, Nigeria, the container contained such valuable items as infant bassinets, cribs, birthing/surgical tables, examination tables, stretchers and special-needs pediatric wheelchairs and standers, along with a wide variety of critical medical supplies.
April 10, 2017, container #CMAU 4266800, seal #0720048, Ghana, Africa. Dr. Prince Ofosu-Mensah of Greater Philadelphia Health Action, Inc., coordinated this container for his compatriots in the Central Region of Ghana. Stretchers, office furniture, Hill-Rom/Stryker hospital beds (with mattresses), dispensing carts, waiting room chairs, examination chairs/tables and an infant crib made up most of this container’s load. A plethora of smaller medical and surgical equipment/supplies filled up all the void spaces in the container.