humedica headlines September 2018

+++ Johannesbad Gruppe donates 2.500 Euro for hospital sponsorship in Haiti +++ #nichtvergesser exhibition at Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse Kaufbeuren +++ Guests at humedica headquarters +++ Minderleinsmühle supports humedica´s Romania aid +++ Relief goods delivery to North Korea +++

Johannesbad Group donates 2.500 Euro for hospital sponsorship in Haiti

The Johannesbad Gruppe does not only regularly send out medical personnel for training purposes, it now also supports financially the humedica hospital sponsorship of the „Hôpital Espoir“ (Hospital of hope) in Haiti: in the presence of the Orscholz mayor Daniel Kiefer, Dr. Michael Scholten, a longstanding humedica intervention team member and senior physician at the Johannesbad Fachklinik Saarschleife, accepted the 2.500 Euro donation cheque.

Spendenübergabe Johannesbad Gruppe an humedica

Mayor Daniel Kiefer (on the left) and head of the clinic Bernd Witte (on the right) handed over a donation cheque of 2.500 Euro for Haiti to senior physician and humedica intervention team member Dr. Michael Scholten. Photo: Johannesbad Fachklinik Saarschleife

„This donation will go directly to the hospital in Haiti to continue its invest in hygiene standards.“, said Bernd Witte, head of the Johannesbad Fachklinik, Gesundheits- und Rehazentrum Saarschleife in the course of the cheque presentation.

humedica would like to thank the clinic group sincerely for its great commitment!

This humedica e.V. clinic sponsorship is also supported by the Initiative Klinikpartnerschaften – Partner stärken Gesundheit. The initiative was founded in 2016 by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung. It assists players of the medical and health sector content-related and financially to extend their clinic partnerships with experts in low and middle-income countries. At the moment this initiative supports 137 clinic sponsorships in 37 countries.

#nichtvergesser exhibition at the Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse Kaufbeuren

From the 10th to the 27th of September the humedica #nichtvergesser exhibition was hosted in the foyer of the Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse Kaufbeuren. It was opened officially on the 13rd of September. Its aim: to remind of forgotten crises, in this case the forgotten disaster in the humedica project country Pakistan focusing on the topic "Water".

Heinke Rauscher, corporate communication manager at humedica, opened the exhibition together with its host: "We appreciate very much the opportunity to remind jointly of forgotten crises here on the premises of the Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse Kaufbeuren. We would like to thank the Sparkasse expressively for its longstanding support of our work."

In the course of the exhibition opening Mr. Franz Endhardt, member of the Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse Kaufbeuren board and Mr. Angelo Picierro, deputy board member and head of Sales Management at the Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse Kaufbeuren presented a 5.000 Euro cheque to humedica to support its worldwide relief projects.

Spendenübergabe der Sparkasse Kaufbeuren an humedica

In the course of the #nichtvergesser exhibition, Mr. Angelo Picierro (on the left), deputy board member and head of Sales Management, and Mr. Franz Endhardt (on the right), member of the Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse Kaufbeuren board handed over a donation cheque to corporate communication manager Heinke Rauscher and Klaus Haas, responsible for the Pakistan project at humedica. Photo: humedica

The exhibition could be visited for free till the 26th of September.

humedica would like to express its sincere thanks to the Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse Kaufbeuren not only for providing the premises for the exhibition, but also for the generous donation.

+++ Guests at the humedica headquarters +++

In the last days the humedica headquarter was happy to welcome interesting guests. Ms. Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, former member of the Germany parliament and Minister of Justice, visited together with a five-person regional delegation of her party to enquire about the work of humedica.

Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger mit Delegation bei humedica

Came to learn more about the work of humedica: Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger and her five-person regional delegation of her party. Photo: humedica

Also the newly appointed general manager of the Kaufbeuren Tourismus- und Stadtmarketing e.V., Verena Ridder, discussed the manifold humanitarian projects of the organization with humedica employee Heinke Rauscher and Johannes Peter as well as general manager Wolfgang Groß.

Verena Ridder mit Heinke Rauscher von humedica

Interesting discussions with Verena Ridder (on the left) from the Kaufbeuren Tourismus- und Stadtmarketing e.V., here standing beside Heinke Rauscher, corporate communications manager at humedica. Photo: humedica

We would like to thank you from our heart for your interest in our work and are already looking forward to welcome the next visitors at the humedica headquarters.

Minderleinsmühle supports Romania relief work of humedica

The Minderleinsmühle GmbH & Co. KG assists flood victims in Romania. The specialist for semi-natural, ecological and sustainably produced food supports the disaster supply help of humedica with seven palettes of. cereals, which will be distributed to people, who have lost all their belonging to the last floodings in Romania.

"Social engagement is very important here at the Minderleinsmühle", tells us Andreas Hubmann, general manager of the enterprise. "For us it is a matter of course to support people in need with our products."

At humedica we are glad about such commitment. "In particular donations in kind allow us to help people in need quickly and dircetly.", explains Heinke Rauscher, corporate communications manager at the humanitarian organization.

Relief goods delivery to North Korea: DVRK embassy counselor Kim Hak visited the humedica headquarters

More than ten thousand of surgery face masks are currently on their way from the humedica headquarters in Kaufbeuren, Germany, to North Korea. Another major consignment of medical equipment and other hospital supply is already planned for 2019.

Since 1998 humedica supports the people in the Democratic People´s Republic Korea (DVRK) with relief good deliveries in form of drugs, hospital supply items as well as food. Put in concrete terms, humedica has already sent over 31 containers with a total weight of about 275 tons. The last ones of these last deliveries went to Sepo in the South East of the country, please see our report here.

Embassy counsellor Kim Hak, contact person of the North Korean embassy in Berlin, visited the humedica headquarters to thank in person for the longstanding support.

Botschaftsrat Kim Hak bei humedica

Visited the humedica team in the Kaufbeuren headquarters in Germany: embassy counsellor Kim Hak (second from the right) together with Wolfgang Groß, Alastair Scott and Johannes Peter from humedica (from the left to the right). Photo: humedica

"In the course of our monitoring trips we were always satisfied that the relief goods really are used, where they are need most." explains Wolfgang Groß, humedica general manager.

Following a delivery of medical equipment, next year another delegation will travel to North Korea, we will report about this trip in detail in our project section.

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