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Announcing the PAMS Medical Mission in Pisco, Perú!

Join us August 15–16, 2019 at RMF’s Policlínico Peruano Americano.

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Influx of New Refugees, Ebola Outbreak Managed

DRC Conflicts Increase Number of Refugees Since May

10,989 new refugees arrived in Uganda in June, 79% of whom came from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), followed by South Sudan at 18% and Burundi at 4%. There were an average of 288 new arrivals per day, nearly twice as much as the month of May, the majority of whom were children. This growth trend can be attributed to factors including conflicts between the Hema and Lendu groups in the DRC and resulting human rights violations.

Armed groups are said to...

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Human Rights Violations Persist

Returns to South Sudan are Not Supported

Despite the ceasefire and signature of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) on September 11, 2018, it has been concluded that the UNHCR “cannot facilitate, promote or otherwise organize returns to South Sudan.” A reduction in overall violence has been noted; however, South Sudan remains the most dangerous place in the world to conduct humanitarian work, has the highest rate of maternal mortality, and high rates of physical and sexual violence against women and children persist.

Systematic...

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Article Investigating Near-Miss Events

International Journal of Women’s Health

Co-authored by RMF Founder and CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs, along with Fekadu Mazengia Alemu, Dr. Taban Martin Vitale, and Dr. Mergani Abdalla Mohamed Salih, “Severe Maternal Morbidity (near-miss) and its correlates in the world’s newest nation: South Sudan” was recently published in the International Journal of Women’s Health. The paper analyzes the frequency and causes of near-miss events at RMF-supported Juba Teaching Hospital, recorded through a cross-sectional study conducted from from March 20 to June 12, 2016.

This original research and peer-reviewed article are part of RMF’s efforts to...

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The BMJ: “Self Care Interventions for Sexual and Reproductive Health”

RMF Uganda Featured in the BMJ Article

On April 1, 2019, the BMJ published the article “Self care interventions could advance sexual and reproductive health in humanitarian settings.” This article begins by summarizing the humanitarian crisis affecting refugees, asylum seekers, and IDPs, and then introduces the concept of self care interventions, such as HIV self-testing, as a way to address the health care aspect of this crisis as it pertains to sexual and reproductive health services and rights. The refugee crisis in Uganda is featured as a key example...

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New Year Festival Celebration

YOU’RE INVITED!

RMF-supported Palathuduwa Preschool, located in Tangalle, Sri Lanka, is pleased to be celebrating the Sinhala and Tamil New Year once more. The teachers cordially invite RMF’s staff and supporters to join us for the event.

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RMF Urban Health Center Anniversary

Featured in the Kavre Post

On March 6, 2019, the RMF Urban Health Center in Lakainey, Namo Buddha of Kavre District, Nepal celebrated the first anniversary of its establishment. Namo Buddha Deputy Mayor Ram Devi Tamang was the chief guest, and other distinguished guests included the ward chairperson, chief executive officer of the municipality, teachers, health post managers, and social leaders. A large number of community members were present. RMF Nepal Program Manager Ganesh Kumar Shrestha traveled from Kathmandu to attend the event, and journalists from the Kavre Post and local FM radio stations reported...

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“Cyclone Idai caused massive infrastructure damage throughout Mozambique, including this bridge in Zambezia Province. Much of the storm’s damage is still unknown since communications are limited in storm-impacted areas. (Photo courtesy of the Real Medicine Foundation)”

Direct Relief: “Cyclone Idai Inundates Mozambique, Leaves Devastating Wake”

Article Covering the Impact of the Disaster

Days after the devastating impact of Cyclone Idai on Mozambique on March 14, 2019, RMF partner Direct Relief published an article detailing the extent of the damage inflicted on the nation by this disaster. The cyclone particularly affected the Sofala district and the coastal city of Beira, which...

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