Moises Pedro Monteiro, 50, is married and the father of a 16-year-old son. He lives in the town of Mbawa and has given lectures and sensitized the community on disease prevention and the importance of going to a health center as soon as you have any signs of illness. Moises states:
“Before the arrival of the Mobile Clinic, I had many problems with the community. After lectures I conducted, people came to the hospital, and often received transfer slips or referrals to go to the district headquarters in Namacurra, which is 30 km from Mbawa, or at best...
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Photo: Dr. Martina C. Fuchs, RMF Founder/CEO, making new friends at the Lwala, Kenya Community Hospital, October 1, 2011
We are so grateful to all our friends, supporters and teams around the world and wish everyone a fantastic 2012!
Having wrapped up another successful we want to pause and say a huge THANK YOU to all of you who supported our work in 2011. You have helped us achieve so much, and we give our deep thanks to everyone for your generosity and support!
In 2011 we..
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As we look towards new efforts and projects in 2011 it is only through your generous funding that we will be able to continue our long term development projects in some of the poorest areas on this planet.
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Our mobile clinic continues to operate successfully in Mozambique under the effective direction of our implementing partner, Friends in Global Health (FGH).
The main activities carried out during this last reporting period were related to supporting the health facilities at Macuse and Mexixine in the Namacurra district, reaching out to the community residents and families of patients gathered at these two locations.
The main services provided were HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment, Prevention and Care for TB, prevention of cervical and breast cancer, maternal and child health outreach and promotion, public education regarding the importance of adherence and...
On August 15th, 2009, a health fair took place in Quelimane, Mozambique, for the first time to help educate people about their health.
, affiliated with Vanderbilt University, debuted the RMF Mobile Clinic at the fair as an opportunity to witness its capabilities. It was the first time that the Mobile Clinic has been used and at the end of the day nearly 500 people had passed through its doors.
As for the results of those treated: of 463 people only 77 had high blood pressure; of 95 tested for HIV, only 13 were HIV...
Real Medicine’s Mobile Clinic will be launched in Mozambique in April.
Here are the links to the galleries for the recent initiatives of RMF in Mozambique:
Journey to Gile
My two-week sojourn in Gile district allowed me to observe the full-spectrum of rural health programs being run by the Ministry of Health, Friends in Global Health (FGH) and other partners. Having surveyed the clinical activities of FGH in the district during my first few days in Gile, I now needed to learn about the health outreach and education programs in the communities themselves. On June 14, I had the perfect opportunity to spend time out in the villages and observe the realities of life in rural Mozambique.
I set out from the peripheral health...