The Ingredients of Success

Teaching medical SKILLS requires access to decent STUFF.  Only then can properly trained STAFF offer adequate medical care in a clean and respectful SPACE with the help of a functioning health SYSTEM to promote better health outcomes in Mozambique and beyond.
 

Give an S!

Now, have a peek into our pantry:

STUFF

This is an S we are routinely lacking—especially good surgical equipment, including surgical instruments, sutures and gloves. 

$100
can buy new surgical instruments
$500
can buy a wall-mounted blood pressure cuff
$1,000
can buy life-saving medciations
$5000
can buy a portable EKG machine
$20,000
can buy a mobile ultrasound machine

STAFF

Thankfully, we are adequately staffed with dedicated and compassionate medical professionals. 

$8,000
can pay for a months salary for full-time pharmacist to ensure life-saving drugs are available in the spaces we need them when we want them
$20,000
can pay for a month salary for a full-time American specialist physician to teach and train in Maputo.

SKILLS

We are leveraging the knowledge base and teaching skills of Stony Brook Nurses and doctors to provide specialized skills training to improve the quality of care and to help save lives.

$500
can pay for annul running costs
for the surgical skills lab
$1,500
can pay for clinical faculty airfare from
New York to teach in Maputo

SPACE

We’re fortunate to have decent space: this clean and respectful birthing room, for example.

$500,000
can pay for a Stony Brook Center for
Global Health Equity building in Mozambique

SYSTEMS

We are working to strengthen the existing health system by leveraging available resources, re-thinking efficient patient movement through the hospital, and re-working supplies allocation across departments—all to improve health outcomes.

$1,000
can pay for a paging system to notify the blood bank when we need an emergency blood transfusion to save a life
$10,000
can pay for the set up of an electronic database to capture real-time patient data

 

As you can see, our shelves could use some filling. Every donation goes to one (or more) of the 5 S’s.

Thank you for your generosity. It is deeply felt and appreciated. 

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