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South Asia 2 – X-Ray Machine

100.0% of $16,000 funded

This project is for the purchase of an x-ray machine for a small hospital.

The heart of our partner organisation is to assist remote communities in its area to thrive – especially minority groups that do not have easy access to the resources available to majority communities. Having a small but well equipped hospital and mobile clinic is one of the main ways that our partner is able to provide this assistance at a reasonable cost.

The hospital already has an ECG and ultrasound equipment, but the lack of an x-ray machine is seriously hindering the ability of doctors to provide good diagnostic services. At the moment patients have to undertake at least a day’s travel to a large town to have x-rays performed at a hospital where the fees are very high.

There is a doctor in residence at the hospital and trained staff are available to run an x-ray machine. Maintenance support is also available in the region. Ongoing running costs will be covered by modest fees charged to patients.

Please help us to fund this one-off cost so that our partner can become even more effective in reaching out to communities in need.

This project is now fully funded. Thank you for your support!