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Puerto Rico

15 Outreaches Conducted: April 2018

August 01, 2018 - 

Our Partnerships

Serving Patients and Supporting Communities

After our initial needs assessment in October 2017, RMF Founder and CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs visited Puerto Rico in early December 2017, strengthening ties with local authorities, medical professionals, and organizations. RMF then began working closely with Dr. Luis Gonzalez Bermudez, who oversees 5 medical facilities in the Vega Alta municipality.

Thanks to support from LDS Charities and individual donors, we began supporting the operations of these 5 health clinics and hospitals, and Dr. Martina Fuchs returned in February 2018 to guide our Puerto Rico team as per next steps of the...

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Puerto Rico

Supplies Received, 13 Communities Supported: February-March 2018

June 01, 2018 - 

Our Partnership with Donors

Serving Patients and Supporting Communities

After our initial needs assessment in October 2017, RMF Founder and CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs visited Puerto Rico in early December 2017, strengthening ties with local authorities, medical professionals, and organizations. RMF then began working closely with Dr. Luis Gonzalez Bermudez, who oversees 5 medical facilities in the Vega Alta municipality.

Thanks to support from LDS Charities and individual donors, we began supporting the operations of these 5 health clinics and hospitals, and Dr. Martina Fuchs returned in February 2018 to guide our Puerto Rico team as per next steps...

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Influenza Vaccinations Administered: March 5-17, 2018

April 24, 2018 - 

Now fully mobilized, RMF Puerto Rico has been continually providing health outreaches throughout rural and urban areas most impacted by Hurricane Maria, focusing our efforts on inland towns where health services and support are most needed. Thanks in part to the donations received from Direct Relief International (DRI), we have been able to provide free influenza vaccinations to 563 patients in the first two weeks of March, including many children and the elderly. Through a separate outreach event, also supported by DRI’s donation, we have provided 20 patients with over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and multivitamins.

During...

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Direct Relief International Donates Essential Medicines: February 2018

February 22, 2018 - 
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Dr. Martina Fuchs Visits to Determine Next Steps: December 2017

February 16, 2018 - 

From December 1, 2017 to December 9, 2017, RMF Founder and CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs visited Puerto Rico with Edwin Rodriguez, whose family is from the island. The purpose of Dr. Fuchs’ visit was to follow up on the RMF team’s initial needs assessment; strengthen ties with local authorities, medical professionals, and organizations; and to decide the best way forward for RMF’s Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

After our initial needs assessment and this second visit, observing conditions and listening to and consulting with local professionals, government officials, and a FEMA representative on the ground, RMF is pursuing the following...

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Initiative Concept: October 2017

November 01, 2017 - 
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Initial Visit to Puerto Rico: October 2017

October 10, 2017 - 
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