The water treatment system Kids drinking safe water Kim Chi before surgery Trang - after surgery


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MEDRIX works to save lives and improve the quality of life of disadvantaged people in Vietnam by providing Medical, Educational and Development Resources through International eXchange. In 2000, MEDRIX became an official non-profit organization in Washington State and in 2002 MEDRIX received official Non-Government Organization licensure to operate in Vietnam. Prior to this, co-founder and Executive Director LaRelle Catherman was invited to conduct research alongside Vietnamese physicians on home treatment for diarrhea in Hue, Vietnam. It became evident that most children suffered from diarrhea due to lack of safe water. Co-founder of MEDRIX, meteorologist, and businessman Robert Catherman...

Project Leaders
Robert Catherman
Pham Thi Thu Ha, Alicia Moore, Grant Xavier Storer, LaRelle Catherman
Organization Information
14831 NE 87th St.
Redmond, WA 98052
United States

  BRIDGE# 2618362113
Organization Information
14831 NE 87th St.
Redmond, WA 98052
United States

  BRIDGE# 2618362113

Projects (5)

Project Reports

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Dec 7, 2017
Seeing water treatment systems in use
On Nov 16th a small team from MEDRIX and the Preventative Medicine (Public Health) Department visited six schools in poor rural areas of cemtral Vietnam. The purpose of the trip was to see the...
Dec 6, 2017
Six more heart surgeries scheduled
Nov 11, 2017 -- The day finally arrived - the hardest but BEST day of our trip to Vietnam -- the day we interviewed families of children needing corrective heart surgery and got to meet the...
Sep 14, 2017
One More Life & Heart Changed Because of You!
Sometimes the most difficult congenital heart defects cannot be fixed: instead they need to be maintained for life-long health. But this is not always easy. 16 year old Hue has lived with a...
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