MedWish International is a not-for-profit organization that saves lives and the environment by repurposing discarded medical supplies and equipment to provide humanitarian aid in developing countries.
MedWish was founded in 1993 by Dr. Lee Ponsky. In the summer of 1991 Lee spent time on a medical compound in Ogbomosho, Nigeria, where he served as a surgical assistant and spent time with the World Health Organization. It was there he witnessed first-hand the obvious lack of medical supplies in developing countries. Read More
MedWish is made up of a group of smart, creative, and passionate individuals. The MedWish team works tirelessly to ensure that we maximize our ability to positively affect as many lives as possible, while doing our part to save the environment. Read More
MedWish is fortunate to draw upon the vast expertise and experience of the members of our Board of Directors and committees, each of whom is a leader in their profession and in the effort to make the world a better place for years to come. Read More
MedWish’s range of medical supply, corporate and service partners play a critical role in advancing our mission of repurposing medical supplies and equipment discarded by the healthcare industry to provide humanitarian aid in developing countries and reduce solid waste to save our environment. Read More
MedWish is committed to complete transparency. We are open and honest with our donors in everything that we do. This commitment makes MedWish the strong and effective organization that it is today.
Our model is unlike any other working in the healthcare arena to save lives and the environment. And, we are asked all the time about how we do what we do. If you have a question, take a look to see if we’ve addressed it. If not, please contact us and we will answer whatever you need to know. Read More