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US Medical Supplies Donated Annually to Developing Countries

Each year, U.S. hospitals and medical centers are left with thousands of kilos of medical supplies that have been prepared for surgeries but not used. A charity run by medical students has been collecting these still-usable supplies for 25 years and donating them to hospitals and clinics in developing countries. The supplies from SHARE (Supporting Hospitals Abroad with Resources and Equipment), including surgical towels, gloves, trays and dressing kits, would normally be recycled as...

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