Maternity

Volunteers are using Matter supplies in hospitals around the world

By |2018-08-06T08:01:01-05:00July 16th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

"We had 12 babies resuscitated through bag and mask and they are still living now because we had the resources to help." All around the world, hospital and clinics lack the most basic supplies for their trained doctors and nurses to get their jobs done well. We've all heard the phrase, "You can give a [...]

In Zambia, Matter plans to deliver hope to maternity ward

By |2018-08-06T08:01:01-05:00June 29th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

The Matter team is on the road, visiting partners and new projects across Africa. Last week, President Quenton Marty and Vice President of Procurement and International Programs Mike Muelken were in Lusaka, Zambia, visiting our partners Health Hope Zambia at the UTH University Teaching Hospital. Part of the Labor and Delivery Wing of the University Teaching [...]

First Matter Container Arrives in Dandora, Kenya

By |2018-08-17T10:25:45-05:00June 17th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |

The first of three shipping containers filled with medical supplies arrives in Dandora, Kenya, at the newly completed hospital Dandora, a slum outside of Nairobi, Kenya, is home to the largest dump in the world – and 300,000 people. Many of the residents of Dandora seek out a living sifting through the [...]

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