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MediSend International Ships Emergency Aid to Bangladesh

01/28/2008

Estech Systems, Inc. (ESI) has committed funding for four containers of emergency medical supplies and equipment as part of an ongoing medical relief program.

Dallas-based humanitarian organization, MediSend International, partnering with Save the Children for distribution, is sending four forty-foot ocean containers of emergency medical relief to Bangladesh. Sponsorship funding is being provided by Estech Systems, Inc. (ESI).

The first containers of medical supplies and equipment, donated by Henry Schein Cares, left Texas for the storm-stricken country in December with subsequent shipments going in March. A devastating cyclone hit the southern coast of Bangladesh in November killing more than 3,000 and leaving tens of thousands of families homeless and in immediate need of assistance.

MediSend President and CEO, Nick Hallack, moved quickly after the disaster to plan a sustained effort on the part of the storm-victims. "We are pleased to announce a long-term program of shipments for Bangladesh through the generosity of ESI," said Hallack.

photobangladesh.jpg A devastating cyclone hit the southern coast of Bangladesh in November killing more than 3,000 and leaving tens of thousands of families homeless and in immediate need of assistance. MediSend International, partnering with Save the Children for distribution, is sending four ocean containers of medical relief thanks to the generosity of Estech Systems Inc (ESI).

Estech Systems, Inc. (ESI), Plano, Texas-based manufacturer and distributor of communications systems, also partnered with MediSend International to send medical supplies and equipment to the Tsunami victims in Sri Lanka and to Pakistan following the devastating earthquakes in 2005.

"These emergencies fall out of the news and out of public focus soon after the events pass, but the misery and devastation goes on long after for those affected," said Eric Suder, Founder and CEO of ESI.

About MediSend International:
MediSend International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, humanitarian organization that provides medical aid and education to people in need in developing countries worldwide. MediSend's global mission includes the distribution of medical supplies and equipment in long-term medical aid programs, disaster-emergency medical relief campaigns, and educational programs in Biomedical Equipment Repair.

About ESI:
ESI (Estech Systems, Inc.) designs and manufactures telephone systems and components for businesses. ESI's systems offer advanced technological design and extreme ease of use, yet are very cost-competitive. The product line includes ESI's family of Communications Servers, which support both digital and IP technologies in any desired combination. ESI's business phone systems are sold through hundreds of factory-trained Certified Resellers. Founded in 1987, ESI is a rapidly growing, privately held corporation with headquarters in Plano, Texas. Any registered trademarks or trade names mentioned herein are the property of their products' or services' respective owners. ESI phone systems are protected by various U.S. Patents, granted and pending. Product details are subject to change without notice.

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