Join the Critical Battle Against Malaria: The Vital Role of Olympus Microscopes in Saving Lives in Eastern Indonesia.
Be a Lifeline: Your Contribution Can Provide Essential Diagnostic Tools to Diagnose and Treat Malaria More Effectively
Call for donations: Two Binocular or Trinoclual Microscopes for the #ZeroMalaria program.
Dear friends and partners,
In the ultra-rural areas of Eastern Indonesia, essential medical equipment is often a rarity. Among these, the Olympus Trinocular Microscope is crucial for identifying malaria parasites in the blood, an indispensable step for effective treatment. Your support in acquiring these units could be a game changer in our daily fight for life.
What is an Olympus Trinocular Microscope?
An Olympus Trinocular Microscope is a high-precision medical device that allows for detailed observation of blood samples. It is the tool of choice for identifying the parasites responsible for malaria. Our laboratory teams are trained on this type of equipment, and their expertise can only fully manifest with devices of this caliber. Where we operate, resources are limited, and we often depend on microscopes loaned by the state, which are often outdated and in poor condition.
Why Is It So Crucial?
Malaria is one of the most lethal diseases in these regions, hitting young children, pregnant women, and vulnerable individuals hard. Accurate identification of the parasite in the blood is an unavoidable prerequisite for any successful antimalarial treatment. Access to these microscopes is not a luxury; it’s a matter of life or death. In a region where the incidence of malaria is among the highest in the world, having only four units for nearly a million people is unacceptable.
How Can I Help You?
To bolster our actions on the ground, particularly under the #ZeroMalaria program, we need your help to finance the purchase of two Olympus Trinocular Microscopes.
The cost per unit amounts to CHF 2,300.- Your financial contribution can make a significant difference. It will not only allow for more accurate diagnoses but also more effective treatment, thus reducing infant mortality and improving the health of the most vulnerable communities. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your support, which will save lives and advance our social and medical programs.
Now is the time to act. This is a reality we can no longer ignore. The lack of proper equipment is not just a logistical difficulty; it determines whether people live or die. Your support can change this reality.
To donate, click here and select Donate for One Trinocular Microscope Unit.
Alex Wettstein – Fair Future Foundation medico-social camp in East Sumba – Rumah Kambera, Lambanapu, 30th of October, 2023