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All people are of equal worth, which is why we place respect for others at the heart of what we do.

Dr Richard Barker, Chairman of the Board - Chairman, Stem Cells for Safer Medicine

Gary Davies, Trustee - Partner, Indigo Creative Marketing

Peter O'Driscoll, Trustee - Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Dr Nigel Pearson, Trustee - GP and international health adviser

Andrew Russell, Trustee - Chartered Accountant

Helen Leighton, Trustee

Ian Walker, Trustee - Managing Director, Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson

Peter Ballard, Trustee


Prof Raman Bedi, Member - Chairman, Global Child Dental Fund

Viscount Crispin Brentford, Member

Professor The Lord McColl, Member - Chair, Mercy Ships UK

Denis St Amour, Member - President & CEO, HPIC



Alex Harris - CEO



HRH Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales.

Our Values


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Respect & Dignity

Integrity & Transparency

Good stewardship of the resources we're given by our stakeholders, open decision-making and regular reporting to our supporters are essential in doing the most we can for the poor and building trust with our partners.

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We believe that new models of partnership are need to make a lasting difference to access to medicine. We are always looking for ways to make limited resources go further and have greater impact.


Our utmost priority is to ensure that all donated medical resource is safely and professionally handled and reaches those for whom it is intended in a timely manner.

Safety & professionalism

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We seek to demonstrate excellence and best practice in humanitarian response and sustainable development, in all that we do.


Our Christian faith underpins all that we do. It motivates us to care for those in need as an expression of God's love. We serve the poor in health without regard for ethnic or religious background, focusing on where the need is greatest.