I am happy to announce the
new collaboration between the Saving Lives With Medicine
Program, MAP International, the Claxton Rotary Club and Good
Health Ministries to build a brand new free and charitable
faith based medical clinic in Claxton.
The mission will be to render compassionate healthcare
through a Christ centered service to bring help and hope to
The Clinic is well on its way with the foundation down and
the crossbeams and walls raised. We are planning a ribbon
cutting ceremony in January.
If there is a free/charitable clinic in your Club's
area that does not have a partnership with the Saving Lives
With Medicine Program please let me know. We save lives.
Yours in Service,
District SLWM Chair
This program is a
partnership between Rotary International
District 6920 Rotary Clubs and MAP International to
provide life saving medicines to indigent population living
in communities served by 62 Rotary clubs in
District 6920. The life saving
medicines are dispensed by participating clinics.
The program's Senior
Technical Adviser, Dr. Miriam Rittmeyer, past president of
Skidaway Island Rotary Club coordinates clinic approval in
partnership with MAP International. Participating Rotary
clubs and District 6920 fund the
program. The District's share of
funding is paid by District Grants
Funds (DDF) are
funds that come back to the district/
clubs from the contributions made to the
Rotary Foundation's Annual Fund
three years prior.
October 2017, the program has provided access to free
medications to more than 4,900 patients across 6 clinics. A
total of 28 Rotary Clubs are participating and clinic
|Partnership Health Center
The Mercy Ministries of Lyons
Diversity Health Center of Hinesville, Ludowici,
St. Vincent De Paul Health Center of Augusta
Coastal Community Health Services of Brunswick
Good Samaritan Clinic at St. Joseph's/
Candler of Savannah
St. Mary's Health Center of Savannah.
The program anticipates JOY Clinic in Dublin, GA to
be its 7th clinic partner once fully implemented.
2021 Program Power-Point Presentation ( pptx)
Newsletter is produced by MAP International on the
activities of this partnership Rotary/ MAP Program. The available
editions of this newsletter and Rotary press releases are below: