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German foreign aid is at a record high and rising.

Here is how it works.

February 02, 2017

German foreign aid is at a record high and rising. Here is how it works.

Catherine Cheney included part of Dr. Martina Fuchs’ feedback on how Germany is aiding refugees in Part 2 of her article series for Devex: “German foreign aid is at a record high and rising. Here is how it works.” She highlights how the number of refugees seeking shelter in Germany is growing and the social service benefits they will receive while there.

By the end of 2016, more than two-third of refugees coming to Europe find shelter in Germany, and once they are registered, they...

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MLK Day Celebration

RMF Partners with Big Sunday

January 20, 2016
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Future Doctors for South Sudan Students

Meet Hellen

July 09, 2015

My name is Hellen. I am a 25 year old girl, from South Sudan, Eastern Equatoria State. I am a first born in a family of 5 children. I was born in 1989 in a small village called Lafon, in Eastern Equatoria. I was raised by a single mom in Kakuma camp since my father died during war when we were so little. My life history like many of the South Sudanese my age is so sad.

I was only one year old when my father was recruited to the army; from there we had to leave my village for...

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Direct Relief International

Shipment and Donation of Medical Items to Juba Teaching Hospital

January 10, 2015

By Dr. Taban Martin Vitale


South Sudan is still recovering from more than two decades of civil war, which broke out in 1983 and lasted until the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in 2005 between the Khartoum Government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA). Most of the health training institutes and health facilities in South Sudan were destroyed during the war hence worsening the health situation and health indicators in the country. South Sudan finally became an independent and recognized state on July 9, 2011. In December of 2013, the current conflict...

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Shipment #2 of Medical Supplies Reaches Philippines

March 06, 2014

excerpt from a report by Tita Dumagsa, Tony Dumagsa and Jonathan White

On February 26th, Real Medicine Foundation received and distributed a second donation of medical supplies. International Relief & Development (IRD) generously provided the shipment as part of our ongoing Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda relief efforts.

Dr. Minerva Millor and her team, Dr. James Najarro of Bantayan Hospital, Ms. Imelda Calungsod of Bogo City Provincial Hospital, Mr. Mansueto Luche, the Hospital Administrative Director of Daan Bantayan Hospital, several midwives and 20 support workers unloaded a 40-foot container of general medical supplies, including much needed dressings, surgical kits...

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Humanity United Provides Support for the Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan

December 30, 2013

Humanity United announced today that it will provide Real Medicine Foundation with a $50,000 grant to provide supplies, medicine and support for the Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan. The aid comes at a critical time for the country, with violence since mid-December displacing over 180,000 people.

To learn more about the grant the Humanity United press release has been posted below and for a recent update on the hospital click here.

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Humanity United Provides Support for the Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan

San Francisco – December 30, 2013 –...

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International Day of the Girl

October 11, 2013

October 11, 2013

By Dr. Martina C. Fuchs

United Nations:

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. For its second observance, this year’s Day will focus on “Innovating for Girls’ Education”.

The fulfillment of girls’ right to education is first and foremost an obligation and moral imperative. There is also overwhelming evidence that girls’ education, especially at the secondary level, is a powerful transformative force for societies and girls themselves...

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Women Deliver 2013 Kuala Lumpur

June 12, 2013

Real Medicine Foundation CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs and our Coordinator of Maternal Child Health programs Cindy Urbanc are just back from the Women Deliver Conference 2013 Held every 3 years, this conference brings together 5,000 world leaders, advocates, health workers, corporate, government and non-profit organizations to discuss the current status of girls and women worldwide and collectively address plans for their immediate and long-term future.

Cindy Stein Urbanc, Janet Michael, Gillian Butts-Garnett, Dr. Martina Fuchs

Dr. Martina Fuchs, Cindy Stein Urbanc, Princess Mabel van Oranje

Cindy Stein Urbanc, Afshan Bhatti (RMF Pakistan), Dr. Martina Fuchs, Dr...

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Real Medicine Foundation Launches Travel for Real Program with Ace Hotel

August 13, 2012

For Immediate Release

Los Angeles, CA – Real Medicine Foundation is proud to announce the launch of its Travel for Real™ program.  Through this program, members of the public can participate in deals from hotels, airlines, and other members of the tourist industry – save the world by traveling the world!  Private companies that enroll in the Travel for Real™ program agree to donate a percentage of associated profits to the 501c3 organization.

Real Medicine’s debut Travel for Real™program partner is Ace Hotel, which has generously offered 10% of August-September stays at Ace Hotel New York or Ace Hotel &amp...

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Real Medicine Foundation 2010/2011 Annual Report Published

February 06, 2012

Click on link to visit our website where Annual Report can be viewed and downloaded as a PDF document

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