has developed and implemented a program by which Trinity Health
hospitals can recover and donate opened, but unused, surgical
supplies to clinics and hospitals in developing countries.
In addition, THI is often approached by Trinity Health hospitals
regarding usable equipment they have available to donate to
hospitals and clinics overseas. Appropriateness and sustainability
of donations is of key importance to THI.
Before sending supplies or equipment overseas, THI takes
care to determine that the items are usable and appropriate
for the local environment. This includes ensuring that the
local organization has access to manuals, supplies and trained