MediSend International Joins Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD)04/13/2010
MediSend International is proud to announce its membership in the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD). PQMD and its members, in partnership with related organizations, are dedicated to the development, dissemination and adherence to high standards in the delivery of medical products to under-served people and disaster victims around the world. The membership of PQMD is comprised of non-governmental organizations and pharmaceutical and medical supply manufacturers that share a common commitment to advancing effective drug and medical supply donation practices.
"I am delighted that MediSend has joined PQMD. PQMD membership is by invitation and new members are chosen based the strength of their organization and the specific expertise that they bring. MediSend's biomedical repair training and technical support programs will add an important and needed perspective to our organization," says Lori Warrens, Executive Director of PQMD.
MediSend is a global leader and innovator in transforming healthcare systems in developing countries. Its mission is to provide health systems strengthening programs that are specifically designed to meet the needs and challenges of developing country hospitals. Programs include essential professional training and education in biomedical technologies, technical support, the design of biomedical repair laboratories, and the distribution of donated medical supplies, biomedical equipment and pharmaceuticals.
"We are honored to be a member of this prestigious alliance," says Nick Hallack, President and CEO of MediSend International, "Although each of the venerable member organizations has its own mission and purpose, we all share in the common vision of establishing and promoting high standards and practices in the donation of medical products."
MediSend is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit, humanitarian organization that supports under-resourced hospitals in developing countries with a multi-dimensional approach to improving community health. MediSend’s mission includes education, training, technical support and management technologies in Biomedical Equipment Repair, as well as the distribution of life-saving medical supplies and biomedical equipment. MediSend is a proud member of The Clinton Global Initiative, the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), and the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD).
The Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD) is a unique alliance of non-profit and corporate organizations committed to bringing measurable health impact to underserved and vulnerable people through active engagement with global partners and local communities.