Hospitals

IOHPA & MATTER: Fulfilling Dreams to Improve Healthcare in Ethiopia

By |2020-01-17T10:06:50+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

“The nurses have been asking for more birthing beds for the last ten years. The few they have are old and rusty, which can cause disease for the mothers and babies. I saw two pregnant women on a delivery bed and four women on the floor because there was not another bed for them to use.”  Standing in the middle of [...]

YOU MATTER…And Can Change The World!

By |2019-12-12T15:21:29+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Stories, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , , |

YOU MATTER.  Two simple words that come together to form a powerful statement. At MATTER, this is not a mere tagline. It’s the guiding principle by which we work with and serve others. When people believe they matter and believe others matter too, amazing things happen!   There is no better example of this than that of our dear [...]

Victoria Falls Hospital’s Nutrition Garden: Giving Thanks for the Harvest!

By |2019-11-26T18:24:05+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Hospitals, Stories, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , , , |

Here in the Midwest the growing season is definitely over. The fields have been harvested and are now sitting barren and brown, waiting for the cover of snow to blanket them until spring. But it’s another story entirely in Zimbabwe. With temperatures in the 90’s and humidity at 90%, their growing season is in full swing.  There's [...]

Connecting Health & Innovation: Dr. Peter Melchert

By |2019-11-01T16:53:35+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Events, Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Imagine you’re a young child waking up one day to find a lump developing in your abdomen. Over the next several weeks, the lump gets larger and becomes more uncomfortable. As it grows, you start experiencing nausea, heartburn and constipation. You feel miserable. If you live in the United States, you’ll be taken to a doctor where [...]

Partners for Health in Congo: HealthPartners Loads Container

By |2019-07-19T14:54:31+00:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Soaring temperatures in the Twin Cities yesterday failed to deter the enthusiasm of a dedicated group from HealthPartners who joined the MATTER team in our sweltering warehouse to load a 40-foot container of medical equipment bound for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). HealthPartners, one of our largest hospital partners, typically partners for health with [...]

Innovative Solutions Increasing Health Access: South Africa

By |2019-06-27T14:14:07+00:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|

In the months leading up to our 2019 Gala, we’ll feature stories showcasing how MATTER and our partners are finding solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing our world today. This week continues our look at the challenge that half of the world’s population is unable to access essential health services.    According to [...]

Access To Health In Kenya: It Started With Three Kids

By |2019-06-13T07:46:10+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

In the months leading up to our 2019 Gala, we'll feature stories showcasing how MATTER and our partners are finding solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing our world today. For the next several weeks, we'll focus on the challenge that half the world's population is unable to access essential health services. This week's [...]

MATTERnation Sends Tropical Cyclone Idai Relief To Zimbabwe

By |2019-05-15T13:23:02+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

When Tropical Cyclone Idai slammed into Eastern Africa in March, it became one of the worst tropical storms to ever hit the continent. Wiping out entire villages and leaving more than 1,000 people dead throughout Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, with thousands more still missing two months later, it stands as the third deadliest tropical cyclone [...]

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