Patient numbers continue to rise with the regular supply of medicine, supplies and lab reagents resulting currently in an average of more than 746 per week.
Treatment of patients in the clinic focus on Malaria, Maternal Child healthcare, prenatal care and observation.
Maternal and Child Health outreach trainings being conducted for new mothers.
Provision of dental care services for patients in the community.
Nigeria has the 4th lowest survival rate of children under five out of 191 countries, a child mortality rate of 140 of 1000, and a maternal mortality rate accounting for 10% of the global burden of maternal deaths.
Real Medicine Foundation has partnered with the Kwara State Ministry of Health, The Nigerian Youth Service Corps and Gure Gwassoro Ward Development Committee to support the long abandoned Gure Model Health Center. Situated near the Nigerian/Benin Republic border, the clinic is the only access to healthcare for a population of 154,376 in the Baruteen Local Government area and its surrounding towns. RMF has been funding facility upgrades, providing medicines, medical equipment, and local staff to increase and strengthen its capacity to deliver best practice western medicine and critical maternal child health care services.
1,208 patients treated for malaria
835 patients required antenatal care & delivery
678 patients treated for typhoid fever
2,903 patients ages 0-5 years
3,545 patients ages 6-18 years
A child was brought in by his grandmother and presented with post-circumcision bleeding.
O/E, on examination: pale ++.
Rx: Blood transfusion with 1 unit of blood. Patient referred for further evaluation.