International Medical Relief Foundation (Aired June 5, 2009)
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Rotary District 7210’s Past District Governor (1990-91) Chet Sawyer, International Medical Relief Foundation Co-Chair with Nuise Prewphan Bhitiyakul, discusses how his organization of dedicated Rotarians in the Mid Hudson region of New York State collects surplus medical supplies and equipment for distribution to developing countries around the world. The distribution in the receiving country is supervised by volunteers through the Rotary International network. This assists in the reduction of medical waste while improving the health of communities around the world.