Student NGO assists Zanzibari hospitals

April 1, 2013
Developing expertise: Marwaha teaches hospital personnel about the hospital’s new software system that will help manage equipment repairs.

The ad hoc donations of salvaged medical equipment that Jayson Marwaha began to organize in high school have evolved into a full partnership with the ministry of health in Zanzibar, an island region of Tanzania.

During spring break this year, Marwaha launched two new programs of his Brown University-supported group MED International: a software system to manage medical equipment inventory and repairs and new courses to train local technicians. Back at Brown, MED International plans an event April 5 to engage greater support.

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