Free Mobile Health Clinic Supports Puerto Rico’s Struggling Communities

Students at Ponce Health Sciences University in Puerto Rico operate a mobile health van, bringing essential medical services to a different underserved community each month. The clinic, Clinica del Sur, was established in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in 2016. It assists patients in navigating Puerto Rico’s complex healthcare system by offering free lab tests,…

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Medical supplies and hospital beds provide critical aid to Hospital in Malawi

A red container truck with medical supplies arrives in Malawi.

A 40-foot container of medical supplies and medical equipment from BBF Global Relief has arrived at St. Joseph’s Mission Hospital in Nguludi, Malawi.   The shipment includes 30 hospital beds donated by Joerns Healthcare, thousands of FIGS scrubs, and 10,000 syringes.   Sister Mercy Kanyumbu, the hospital administrator of St. Joseph’s, said healthcare workers have…

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BBF Shipment Helps Grenada Hospital in Urgent Need of Supplies

An outside view of St. George's Hospital in Grenada.

BBF Global Relief sent a shipment of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals to St. George’s Hospital in Grenada, one of three public hospitals operated by the country’s Ministry of Health.   About 38 percent of the population in Grenada lives below the poverty line. The country’s healthcare system faces many challenges, including the constant lack of…

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BBF Funds Therapy Program For Ukrainian Children With Trauma

BBF Global Relief has given a grant to the Heart & Valor Foundation to help Ukrainian children recover from the severe physical and mental trauma caused by the Russian invasion. Heart & Valor Foundation, a non-profit organization based in New York, builds public awareness and support for Ukraine by raising funds for the rehabilitation of…

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Donation Strengthens Efforts to Lower Maternal Mortality Rate

A shipment of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies from BBF Global Relief supported a training initiative to enhance the quality of maternal and newborn health services in Sierra Leone.   BBF Global Relief sent a 40-foot container to the Healey International Relief Foundation in August 2023. Since 2001, the Healey Foundation has helped Sierra Leone strengthen…

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Med-Surg Highlight: Operation International

More than 100 bottles of medication from BBF were donated to a medical mission group that performed head and neck surgeries in Tarija, Bolivia.   Operation International is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that provides free medical care to people in need regardless of their gender, cultural, ethnic, political, or religious affiliations. In October 2023, the organization’s…

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