Recent Reports

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South Sudan

Maternal Near-Miss Research Published: March 2019

April 02, 2019 - 
International Journal of Women’s Health
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15 Centers Providing Nutrition Help to Remote Locations: Q4 2018

March 08, 2019 - 
  • In Pibor County, additional funding from Common Humanitarian Funds (CHF) strengthened WCF, WFP, UNICEF, and RMF’s support of the existing 3 Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) centers and 1 stabilization center in the county, while 2 additional malnutrition treatment and prevention centers were established, one in Labarab and one in Kordep. All locations continue to provide quality, lifesaving nutrition interventions in Pibor County.
  • In Ayod County, the existing 9 CMAM centers and 2 stabilization centers were maintained and continued to provide quality, lifesaving nutrition interventions.
  • In both Ayod and Pibor, RMF procured...
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Encouraging Visit by Dr. Martina Fuchs: Q3 2018

January 01, 2019 - 
  • Continued to boost hospital operations through in-kind donations.
  • Maintained a high-power generator (purchased and installed earlier this year) for RMF’s office on the premises of Juba Teaching Hospital (JTH), which can provide support to JTH, especially the main Operating Theatre when needed.
  • Continued to provide a top-up allowance for one public health officer to support RMF in JTH activities.
  • Continued to support the hospital’s human resource capacity by paying top-up allowances for eight midwives.
  • Maintained the efficient, prefabricated office space that we previously installed for the Juba Teaching Hospital (JTH) store and pharmaceutical officer next...
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An Update on Cholera: July-November 2018

December 05, 2018 - 
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RMF Founder and CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs Visits Field Sites: Q3 2018

November 18, 2018 - 
  • With additional support from OFDA, WFP, and UNICEF, our 12 existing Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) centers were maintained and continued to provide quality, lifesaving nutrition interventions.
  • With support from RMF headquarters, all our CMAM sites in both Ayod and Boma were fully funded in terms of operating costs throughout the reporting quarter.
  • Facilitated the maintenance of our CMAM sites in Ayod and Boma throughout the reporting quarter.
  • Supported the operations of all the nutrition centers in Ayod and Boma.
  • Facilitated the participation of RMF in the joint rapid response mechanism mission conducted...
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Minister of Health Visits College: Q2 2018

October 02, 2018 - 
  • Continued support of college human resources through payment of a South Sudanese national tutor’s salary.
  • Continued paying the monthly salary of a highly experienced, registered midwife who is heading the Maternity department of Juba Teaching Hospital (JTH) and mentoring students from JCONAM during their clinical practice at the hospital.
  • The two master trainers for the Health eVillages project continued to benefit from the tablets preloaded with medical materials.
  • Continued to support the consultative process in developing policies/guidelines and strengthening the South Sudan Nurses and Midwives Association.
  • Continued coordination of RMF activities and participation in meetings/workshops together with NGOs...
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Six New Operating Sites Established: Q2 2018

October 01, 2018 - 
  • With additional support from OFDA, WFP, and UNICEF our existing Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) centers were maintained, while 6 additional malnutrition treatment and prevention centers were established, all providing quality, lifesaving nutrition interventions.
  • Facilitated the participation of RMF in the joint rapid response mechanism mission conducted by WFP and UNICEF in Ayod County during the reporting quarter.
  • Procured and provided adequate stationery for the OTP/SC/TSFP sites in Ayod and Boma. In addition, RMF fully procured and transported setup items using charter flights for the 6 new sites: 4 in Ayod and...
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Maternity Ward Taking Shape: Q2 2018

September 01, 2018 - 
  • Maintained high-power generator (purchased and installed earlier this year) for RMF’s office on the premises of Juba Teaching Hospital (JTH), which can provide support to JTH when needed.
  • Donated one electric blood suction machine to support the hospital’s main operating theatre during operations.
  • Provided a top-up allowance for one public health officer to support RMF in JTH activities.
  • Funded the installation of a prefabricated office space for the Juba Teaching Hospital (JTH) Pharmaceutical unit, following a request placed by JTH administration after the displacement of the unit due to ongoing construction within the hospital.
  • Established an...
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Committed to Women and Children's Health: Q1 2018

June 11, 2018 - 

In September 2016, RMF entered into a partnership agreement with UNICEF to rejuvenate the primary healthcare centers in Gorwai (Ayod County) and Pibor (Pibor County) in order to provide quality MNCH (maternal, neonatal, and child health) and PMTCT (prevention of mother to child transmission) services for communities in need. Both health centers were rejuvenated and began providing these services in December 2016.

However, when UNICEF funding ended in July 2017, RMF was forced to limit our MNCH/PMTCT services to Pibor, and in February 2018, MNCH and PMTCT project operations ceased. RMF continues to provide nutrition services in both...

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Supporting Midwives, Tutors, and Trainers: Q1 2018

June 08, 2018 - 
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