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A year ago RMF backed the project Empower Adolescent Girls in India with Catapult: Action for Equality. On September 1, 2012, Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) conducted a workshop of 44 adolescent girls in the community hall in Bhagyapur Village. With the help of two books and a curriculum published by the National Level Government Organization for the Purpose of Adolescent Education, the content of the workshop was created. The content covered: What is Adolescence?, The Changes in Adolescence – Physical, Emotional, Psychological and Social, Anemia, Diet in Adolescence, Menstrual Cycle vs Myths & Misconceptions, and Personal Hygiene.

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Director of Programs, India Prabhakar Sinha is presenting on behalf of RMF at the Sankalp Summit in New Delhi. The Sankalp Summit is a leading global convening that brings together businesses, investors, policy makers, and others interested in inclusive business. The Summit is in its 7th annual edition this year, and over 1,000 participants from 25+ countries are expected to participate.

The posters below are part of Prabhakar’s presentation on RMF’s Malnutrition Eradication Inititiave in Madhya Pradesh and give an excellent overview of the program.






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Handout below from World Bank Presentation: Michael Matheke-Fischer presenting at the World Bank Group Annual Meetings last week on Scaling Up Health Services. For more information about the presentation visit the “World Bank Development Marketplace website”

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Michael Matheke-Fischer presenting at the World Bank Group Annual Meetings last week on Scaling Up Health Services. For more information about the presentation visit the World Bank Development Marketplace website.

Presentation announcement PDF.

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On behalf of the World Bank Group, we would like to invite you for the Seminar on “Scaling up Innovative Solutions to Deliver Healthcare”, on September 25-26, 2014 at Hotel Taj Mansingh, New Delhi.

The Seminar will focus on the inclusive business models for delivering healthcare services and opportunities for public and private sector to collaborate to scale-up such approaches. Experience and innovations from projects in the health sector being implemented by the social enterprises, including under the WBG’s Development Marketplace Program, will be shared. The Development Marketplace program is supporting 14 innovative projects to scale-up delivery of healthcare services...

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April 30, 2013 — The Real Medicine Foundation is pleased to announce that it is now in partnership with the World Bank’s Development Marketplace for our programs in India. The Development Marketplace (DM) is a competitive grant program that identifies and funds innovative, early stage development projects that are scalable and/or replicable, while also having high potential for development impact.

Photo: World Bank Press Release of Award Announcement, Michael Matheke-Fisher, RMF Director of Programs, India (left), Pratik Phadkule, RMF Program Manager (second from (left) recieve award from, Drew von Glahn, Team Leader of Development Marketplace (third from right), and...

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New Fundraising Event Offers Los Angeles Residents the Opportunity to “Show Beauty from the Inside Out”

February 6, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles-based international humanitarian aid organization Real Medicine Foundationwill be the beneficiary of Beauty for Real™, a fundraising event taking place on Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 3-6pm.  The event, to be hosted by Great Earth Compounding Pharmacy in West Hollywood, will feature renowned LA dermatologist Dr. Tanya Kormeili(as seen on The Doctors) offering the beauty treatments, including injections and chemical peels, at a one-time discount, with proceeds to Real Medicine. The...

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ABSTRACT

Most organizations in the developing world still rely on paper for record keeping, giving rise to many problems in aggregation, storage, transmission and analysis of data. Errors and time delays associated with paper data are particularly problematic in the domain of healthcare. We present a case study of CommCare, a low-cost mobile phone data collection solution deployed to enhance the paper-based record management system of a non-profit organization working in prevention of child malnutrition in rural central India. Through a three-month unsupervised field trial with ten rural health workers we report data management gains in terms of data quality...

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Great article about our Malnutrition Eradication Program in India on Gateway House.

PDF version here.

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