September 04, 2014

Paper published: Mobile clinics for increased access to antiretroviral therapy in rural Mozambique

Troy D Moon, Tito Jequicene, Meridith Blevins, Eurico José, Julie R Lankford, C William Wester, Martina C Fuchs & Sten H Vermund.

Mobile clinics for increased access to antiretroviral therapy in rural Mozambique: Strategic use to capacitate fixed-site clinics.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Volume 92, Number 9, September 2014, 621-696

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September 04, 2014

SOUTH SUDAN SITUATION UNHCR REGIONAL UPDATE, August 30

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Operational Context
The South Sudan’s conflict entered its ninth month with opposition and government troops continuing to engage in battles in Bentiu (Unity State) and Ayod Counties (Jonglei States). The security situation in Bentiu deteriorated sharply, with clashes breaking out in areas surrounding the city. Humanitarian flights were suspended but have now resumed. Tensions remained high within the Protection of Civilians (PoCs) site over poor living conditions and fears of attack. Humanitarian organizations were working closely with community leaders to mitigate tension. In Malakal, Upper Nile State, troop movements were reported with potential clashes feared.

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August 11, 2014

New Press Kit released for Real Medicine Foundation

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August 11, 2014

RMF publishes new Annual Report

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Annual Report 2013 PDF

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March 31, 2014

CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs' 2014 Visit to South Sudan

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February 18, 2014

Huffington Post: Birth of a Nation by Cindy Stein Urbanc

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Now that I see it on paper, I realize how ridiculous it sounds that I commute for work from Hawaii to South Sudan but the truth is, aside from the 30+ hour journey, I am grateful for the time I get to spend there. Living in Hawaii has its obvious perks, and so many people assume I am sacrificing a lot when I leave to spend time in an underdeveloped and unstable country-and don’t get me started on how many people imply I’m a bad mother for going somewhere dangerous or even that I leave my kids...

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January 21, 2014

RMF Delivers Critical Support For Juba Teaching Hospital

Grant funds more than 13,000 pounds of medical supplies

January 21, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA – Today Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) announced that it has successfully delivered more than 13,000 pounds of urgently needed medicines, medical supplies and equipment to Juba Teaching Hospital. Because of the generous support of Humanity United, Pam and Pierre Omidyar, Michael Wilson, and The Maya Foundation, RMF was able to initiate the procurement of critically needed supplies in Kampala to be shipped to Juba Teaching Hospital in the course of late December/early January. 856 boxes of medicines, medical supplies and...

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January 05, 2014

Daily Times: 297 women in Pakistan die each year giving birth

Article from Daily Times Pakistan detailing a seminar held by RMF, The University of Alberta, Canada, and the Child Health Programme on the findings of a research study titled “Are Community Midwives Addressing the Inequities in Access to Skilled Birth Attendance in Punjab, Pakistan.”

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January 02, 2014

South Sudan Crisis Update: Pam and Pierre Omidyar announce further South Sudan support

Pam and Pierre Omidyar have announced that they are personally adding another $62,500 to Humanity United’s grant to provide urgently needed medical supplies, medicines, medical equipment and support for Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan, the only referral hospital in the whole country.

Humanity United, one of Pam and Pierre Omidyar’s humanitarian foundations, had announced on December 30th that it will provide Real Medicine Foundation with a $50,000 grant to provide supplies, medicine and support for Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan. With this additional funding from the Omidyars, RMF has now purchased urgently needed supplies and equipment worth $112,500...

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January 01, 2014

RMF Grant Announcement & Press Release: Humanity United Provides Support for the Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan

DECEMBER 30, 2013, PRESS RELEASE, SOUTH SUDAN
HUMANITY UNITED PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR THE JUBA TEACHING HOSPITAL IN SOUTH SUDAN

San Francisco – December 30, 2013 – As the instability and violence in South Sudan continues for a second week, Humanity United today announced a grant of $50,000 for the Real Medicine Foundation to provide supplies, medicine and support to the Juba Teaching Hospital during the current crisis.

According to Dr. Martina Fuchs, the founder and CEO of the Real Medicine Foundation, Juba Teaching Hospital is one of the only safe places for urgent care. “Unfortunately, the hospital is completely...

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