Thursday, May 10, 2012

PQMD: Medical Surplus Recovery Organization Planning

Photo of Carter Center BannerLori Warrens, the executive director of the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD), VisionLink's Lois Ann Porter and others are on-site today planning the upcoming Medical Surplus Recovery Organization (MSRO) Conference to be held at the Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta this July.

MSROs from across the country will join PQMD, the U.S. Department of Defense, the World Health Organization, the Catholic Health Association, MedShare and Project HOPE to evaluate recently-released standards for MSROs regarding the collection and distribution of medical surplus to those most in need around the world.

Courtney Baird, Lori Warrens,
Shelly Miller
Shipment bound for Haiti
This is a tremendously forward looking effort as organizations which in some ways compete with one another are coming together to work together.  It's the way good works get done well.

Dr. W. Douglas Zimmerman
President & CEO
VisionLink, Inc.