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Medical Sources

Revised June 23, 2006

4 H.I.M.
PMB 177
1425 S. Santa Fe, Suite D
Edmond, OK 73003
His Healing Helping Hands International Ministries, also known as 4 H.I.M., currently operates a small warehouse for the collection of in-kind donations of medical supplies of all types and various other resources which enable teams to meet the needs of local and global communities. For specific questions regarding medical supplies, contact Sandy Orchard RN at sandyo@4-him.net For more information: http://www.4-him.net where you can fill out an application for needed medical supplies and view a partial listing of our current medical supplies.

Blessings, International
Harold C. Harder PhD
5881 S. Garnett
Tulsa, OK 74146
Phone 918-250-8101
Fax 918-250-1281
E-mail: info@blessing.org
Offers a wide selection of prescription and over the counter medicines, including vitamins. Also has medical supplies. Small equipment items such as thermometers, stethoscopes, sphygmomanometers, ophthalmoscopes, nebulizers. Dental needles and medicines, but no dental supplies or equipment. Does not handle large equipment. Dr Harder, the director, is a pharmacologist, and can advise on drug selection and therapeutic choices. Contact them for an application form and current lists of available drugs and supplies. Prescription drugs can be ordered by any health professional with US prescribing privileges

CHOSEN Mission Project

Rich Thomas
3638 W. 26th St.
Erie, PA 16506
Phone 814/833-3023
Fax 814/833-4091
E-mail: rich@chosenmissionproject.org
Deals with large medical equipment, particularly sterilizers and steam boilers, and hospital equipment such as operating room tables and lights. Limited hospital supplies. Limited X-ray equipment. Remanufactures or rebuilds all of their equipment. Offers technical advice about installation and maintenance, and instruction in infection control measures. Charges 18% of fair market value, plus shipping.

Christian Dental Society
P. O. Box 296
Sumner, Iowa 50674
Phone/Fax 563-578-8887
E-mail: cdssent@iowatelecom.net
The Christian Dental Society has portable dental equipment that can be rented. This equipment is available to current CDS active membership.

427 North Maple Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22046
Phone 703-534-5465
Fax 703-536-8349
E-mail: info@crosslinkinternational.net
CrossLink supplies medical mission teams, humanitarian aid organizations, free clinics and hospitals with medicines and supplies to reduce suffering among the world's most needy. Since 1996, CrossLink has delivered more than $28 million worth of medical materials to 114 countries and the US in God's name.

Glasses for the Masses
Ed Irwin Asst. Direct
865-984-2468 Res
865-250-4366 Cell
E-mail: enirwin@charter.net
Fairview UMC
2505 Old Niles Ferry Rd.
Maryville, TN 37803
Phone 865-983-2080
They have 3 or 4 Focometers to loan out (receives donated glasses, labels with prescription, makes them available to mission teams).

Dr. Ed Hagan
114 Morningside Dr.
Sylvania, GA 30467
Phone/Fax 912/564-2173
Fax 912/564-9349
(Has access to 2 dental units, including chairs, and dental equipment for use by teams)

Hampton Research & Engineering, Inc.
Dr. William Harris, President
2670 West Interstate 40
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73108
Phone 405-232-5103
Fax 405-232-5104
E-mail: hampdent@swbell.net
Source of Portable Dental Equipment at discount: (They work very closely with developing specialized portable dental equipment for Dr. Ron Lamb and his World Dental Missions Warehouse, and with the Christian Dental Society.)

Interchurch Medical Assistance, Inc.
Paul Derstine, Pres.
Don Padgett, R.Ph., Pharmaceutical Svcs Dir.
P. O. Box 429
New Windsor, MD 21776
Phone 410-635-8720
Fax 410-635-8726
Contact person: Patty Ditzel
E-mail: imainfo@interchurch.org
Has extensive stocks of donated and purchased drugs and medical supplies.
These can be ordered by an MD with a DEA number. Contact IMA, request a current list of available drugs and supplies and an application form. IMA also has available their Medicine Box, which is a prepackaged, ready to transport unit of WHO recommended drugs. IMA also has a Medicine Box program that allows churches and other groups to purchase over the counter products and send them to IMA, where they are repackaged, checked for dating, supplemented and sent to overseas locations. IMA can also handle larger sized and container shipments on request.

International Aid
Myles Fish, President
Chuck McMillan, Mission Resource team leader
Phone: 616 846 7490
17011 W. Hickory Fax: 616 846 3842
Spring Lake MI 49456-9712
E-mail: ia@internationalaid.org
International Aid provides and supports solutions in healthcare in response to Biblical mandates. International Aid also works with qualifying partner agencies to provide containerized Gift-in-Kind products for health-related projects. Major source of medical equipment. Has a staff of trained biotechnicians who refurbish and check out medical and dental equipment. Will take orders, then contact when equipment becomes available and has been refurbished. Provides technical training for operators and repair technicians, both on site and overseas. Contact Mark Heydenburg for further information. Has donated medical and dental supplies, some prepackaged kits, limited pharmaceuticals. Contact them for list and ordering information Has a Mission Resource Center, which allows missionaries to order personal care items, medicines and medical supplies via walk-in or mail order. Also has Lab in a Suitcase, a battery or solar powered self-contained complete laboratory, including microscope, centrifuge, which can do basic chemistries, hematology. Development continues on testing modules for 3 prevalent diseases. Contact them for description and pricing.

James G. Diller, M.D., Medical Mission Services Foundation
3123 Kenwood Boulevard
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3112
Phone: 419.535.6996
E-mail: james.diller@sbcglobal.net
Resources medical personnel by specialty, as well as medicines, medical equipment and supplies in NW Ohio.

King Benevolent Fund, Inc.

Art Yannucciello, Operations Manager
1119 Commonwealth Ave
Bristol, VA 24201
Phone 276 466 3014 or 800 321 9234
Fax 276 466 0955
Provides a variety of short-dated medicines, both prescription and OTC, from many sources for distribution by missionaries. Drugs must be ordered by an MD/DO. A Mission Supply Request Form must be obtained on-line from http://www.kingbf.org/supplyrequest.htm and filled out and sent to King at least 2-3 months before trip. An inventory list and details of the ordering process will then be sent to you.

MAP International
International Medical Resources (IMR)
2200 Glynco Parkway
P.O. Box 215000
Brunswick, GA 31521-5000
Contact: Customer Services
Phone 912-265-6010
Fax 912-265-6170
E-mail: custsrvc@map.org
Has pharmaceuticals and medical supplies by individual request. Orders require the signature of a licensed practitioner (MD; DO; PA, etc.) Contact MAP for an order form and instructions. All eligibility forms are also available on the website. - MAP offers the Travel Pack, a prepackaged unit of essential drugs and supplies ready for transport by air. Check the website or contact MAP for the latest contents and pricing. Phone: (912)265-6010 ext. 6665 or e-mail: prepack@map.org.
- Customized and larger volume orders can be processed from a list of available inventory upon individual request also.
- In addition, an extensive list of European generics can be ordered for shipping only to your mission site. They cannot be shipped to a US address.

Medical Bridges, Inc.
Patricia Brock MD, pres, CP Hodges director
(street address: 2919 Dupree, Houston TX 77054)
PO Box 300245
Houston TX 77230
Phone 713-748-8131
Fax 713-748-0118
E-mail: drpattibrock@medicalbridges.org
Collects and distributes a wide variety of medical supplies and small medical-surgical equipment. No dental supplies. Can supply both clinics and hospitals. Can handle large container size shipments. Contact them with your needs.

MedShare International
A. B. Short
Chief Executive Officer
MedShare International
3240 Clifton Springs Road
Decatur, GA 30034
Phone 770-323-5858
Fax 770-323-4301
For general information, e-mail: info@medshare.org
(receives and distributes medical supplies and equipment from Atlanta area hospitals)

James G. Diller, M.D., Medical Mission Services Foundation

5555 Airport Highway Ste. 145
Toledo, OH 43615
Tel 419-531-3111
Fax 419-891-2345
E-mail: Dcroci@mco.edu
Resources medical personnel by specialty, as well as medicines, medical equipment and supplies in NW Ohio.

Medical Teams International (formerly, Northwest Medical Teams)
Tammy Curtz 800 959 HEAL
PO Box 10
Portland, OR 97207-0010
E-mail: tgoldner@medicalteams.org
Sends teams and volunteers to many locations. Also has available medical supplies and small, non-electrical medical equipment, some dental supplies, limited pharmaceuticals. Has "Clinic Packs". Contact them for ordering information.

Project 20/20
Nevin Robbins

Emmanuel UMC
2404 Kirby Rd.
Memphis, TN 38119-6606
Phone 901/754-6548
(Receives discarded eyeglasses & sunglasses, labels with prescription, provides to optometry teams.)

Rotary Club Morning Foundation
Kerrville Texas Rotary Club
Morning Foundation
Jack A. Thurmond, M.D.
206 Spring Mill Dr.
Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone 830-896-0226
Medical Eye Equipment Loan Program for Mission Projects. The following equipment is available by application:
Nikon Retinomax auto refractor
Clement-Clark slit lamp (portable)
Keeler magnifying surgical loupe
Perkins applanation tononmeter
Hand-held Heine slit lamp
Surgical operating microscope
Various smaller hand-held items
No fee charged for short term missions except shipping costs.

UMVIM Warehouse
Dr. R. B. "Bud" Antley & Jimmy Mitchell
117 W. Church St.
Batesburg/Leesville, SC 29006
Phone 803-532-9870 (Antley - office), 803-532-4459 (Mitchell)
(UMVIM warehouse for medical supplies for any team in the Southeast that needs them. Will pick up medical, dental and other supplies if possible.)

World Dental Relief
Dental Missions Warehouse
Dr. Ron Lamb, President
PO Box 747
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74013-0747
Phone 918-251-2612
Fax 918-251-6326
E-mail: dentalreliefinc@aol.com
(Usually 15% of value charged plus shipping; occasionally just shipping charge for some items)

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