Obtaining Safe & Effective Medications
Meds for MEDICAL Missions
Access and assistance to obtain safe and effective medications for personal use and Information to obtain affordable medications for medical missions.
Acquisition of Medications and Supplies for People in Need
DISPENSARY OF HOPE (615-736-5075)
Through innovative stewardship of the pharmaceutical supply chain, the Dispensary of Hope collects and distributes millions of dollars of pharmaceuticals annually to pharmacies and safety-net clinics to dispense to low income, chronically ill patients. Through meaningful partnerships, pharmacies and clinics nationwide can utilize Dispensary of Hope medication to impact the health of their communities by improving access to affordable medication. As the cornerstone of population health initiatives, the Dispensary of Hope program is key to reducing avoidable hospital readmissions and emergency room use that often results from lack of access to affordable medication.
Acquisition of Medications and Supplies for Short Term Medical Missions Trips
The Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD) is a unique alliance of non-profit and corporate organizations committed to bringing measurable health impact to under-served and vulnerable people through active engagement with global partners and local communities.
Contact: Audrey Lambert (800.321.9234)
E-mail: Website: www.kingswaycharities.org
Supplies various medications, including albendazole. Eight weeks’ notice necessary and an application process. Shipped free of charge to US addresses to be carried overseas, Domestic and International Missions. Must by 501(c)(3) organization with evangelical focus.
Johnson and Johnson and MAP
Supplied through MAP International
Phone: 732-524-1863 Website: www.map.org/johnsonandjohnson
Provides “Medical Mission Pack" of over the counter items. Free with $50.00 shipping fee,
includes meds averaging around $800.00 wholesale. One pack per healthcare practitioner/year.
Provides “Medical Mission Pack Plus” of Rx and over the counter items. Free with $50.00
shipping fee, includes medications averaging around $1500.00 wholesale.
Direct Relief International
Supplied through DRI
Phone: 805-964-4767 E-mail: Web: www.directrelief.org
Partner with several major pharmaceutical companies to distribute medication and supplies to organizations conducting mission projects in selected countries.
E-mail: Web: www.blessing.org
"Medicine for Missions" is their slogan. They provide pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies for needy patients in developing countries and U.S. clinics. Usually Blessings charges about 10% or less of the value of their goods.
E-mail: Web: www.map.org
Provide “Travel Packs” for medical mission projects overseas. The packs are between $300-
$500 for a set of pre-packaged medication and the they can be customized.
Watson / ANDA
Contact Person: Joanne Brook
Phone: 954.217.2632 or 800.331.2632 x 4555
Generic manufacturer that will supply meds for significantly lower costs. Mention that the
project is a medical mission overseas project to receive a discounted rate. Ships within a few days.
International Dispensary Association (IDA)
Slochterweg 35 1027 AA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Telephone: + 31 20 4033051
E-mail: Web: www.idafoundation.org
Supplies medication for overseas projects for reduced costs
IMA World Health
P.O. Box 429 New Windsor, MD 21776
E-mail: Web: www.imaworld.org
IMA Medicine Box available for a fee. Some items for free with nominal handling fee.
Heart to Heart International, Inc. (HTHI)
401 South Clairborne, Suite 302 Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 913-764-5200 Email: Web: www.hearttoheart.org
Can custom order supplies or pre-packaged “Box of Medicine” for $500, plus custom order.
427 North Maple Ave. Falls Church, VA Phone: 703-534-5465
E-mail: Web: www.crosslinkinternational.net
Provide medicines and equipment for projects. Some shipping overseas may be available. Some
items free, based on availability.
FAME (Fellowship of Associates of Medical Evangelism)
P.O. Box 33548 Indianapolis, IN 46203 Phone: 317-358-2480
E-mail: Web: www.FAMEworld.org
Supplies medications and medical supplies
Worm Project (WP)
c/o Franconia Mennonite Conference, Harleysville, PA
Contact: Claude Good at: 267-932-6050 Ext. 136
E-mail: Web: www.wormproject.org
Supplies albendazole antiparasite medications
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 Phone: 805-565-9919
E-mail: Web: www.vitaminangels.org
Supplies Vitamin A, Multivitamins to the underserved free of cost.
As listed above
accessed on November 10, 2010. Managed by H. Bruce Carr