A U.S. based non-profit organization, MedShare, says it has donated more than $40 Million worth of new medical supplies and biomedical equipment to strengthen Nigeria’s healthcare systems in the last 20years. The Vice-President, International Development of MedShare, Nell DIallo, disclosed this at the Nigeria Day at Atlanta to celebrate MedShare 20years of strengthening healthcare in Nigeria. All the 19 Northern state government and the Federal Capital Territory have benefited from the charity organization while Southern states beneficiaries include Abia, Anambra, Balyesa, Delta, Osun, Oyo, Lagos and Enugu states. The beneficiary hospitals are the Ahmadu Bello University, Enugu State University, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Lagos State University, and Jos University Teaching Hospitals as well as the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospitals. Charles Redding, President and Chief Executive Officer of MedShare, said he was very pleased that Nigeria was one of its long-standing partners and that it looked to strengthen healthcare system around the world. MedShare is a Medical Surplus Recovery Organization that collects and distributes surplus medical products to qualified healthcare facilities in medically-underserved communities around the world on an on-going basis.

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