In response to our Hurricane Harvey Psychological Trauma Support Project, CNN Impact Your World featured RMF as a list of active non profits working in Houston.
Real Medicine Foundation is collaborating with Dr. Kevin Becker and his team at Organizational Resilience International, who we worked with during our Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005.
RMF believes that disaster survivors are most drawn to, and best served, by the natural supports in their community. Thus, we will also partner with local community members and relevant local institutions. By enlisting community members themselves to work alongside us in the...
Photo by Texas National Guard
Category 4 Hurricane Harvey hit the coast of Texas on Friday, August 25, 2017. By Wednesday, some areas had received over 47 inches of rain and flooding, and by Thursday, August 31, 2017, the storm had killed at least 44 people and damaged or destroyed 48,700 homes. 350,000 people, many uninsured, have registered for disaster assistance.
Survivors of disasters like Hurricane Harvey include everyone in the community and region, all in the wake of the storm. They are infants and children, adults young and old, partners and families, immigrants and refugees, and native-born residents...
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The Marketplace has featured RMF Founder and CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs in their recent article.
See a small excerpt below. Read the full article on the Marketplace’s website.
“Nonprofits already work very lean, said Martina Fuchs, founder of Real Medicine Foundation, a global humanitarian aid and development organization that works with hundreds of thousands of refugees around the world. There’s not a lot of fat to trim. They plan ahead, she notes, fundraising a year or more out. Typically her organization receives funding from multiple sources, including organizations it works with around the globe, high-net-worth individuals...
Ms. Afshan Bhatti, our Research Manager in Pakistan, presented our UNICEF poster on our research on MHM in Pakistan at the 5th Annual MHM Conference that took place in New York on October 26, 2016.
The 5th Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in WASH in Schools (WinS) will focus on the voices of girls’ captured globally to guide action and political commitments. This year’s presentations come from a range of countries, including Nepal, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Kyrgyzstan and Kenya! They will highlight examples of directly capturing girls’ voices on MHM barriers and proposed solutions, initiatives that...
This Monday RMF participated in the Big Sunday 4th Annual MLK Day Clothing Collection & Community Breakfast.
Mediterranean Soiree supports clinic in rural Armenia
by Joe Roos
Published: Sunday July 15, 2012
photo: Some of the soiree participants
The Real Medicine Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization providing humanitarian aid and development all over the world, organized a Mediterranean Soiree June 22 at Alcazar in Encino to benefit the Shinuhayr Clinic in Armenia’s southern Syunik province.
As guests stepped in the door June 22 at Alcazar, the Fine Middle Eastern Cuisine Restaurant, they were greeted by a coordinated web of folks volunteering their talents and resources for the cause of...
Article about our Athletes for Real Medicine team training for LA Marathon and some of the team members connections to Armenia and our projects there.
Click on link below for full article from Asbarez.com, a daily bilingual newspaper serving the Armenian-American community.
Holiday Party for Kids
Florence Western Medical Center
7301 S. Western Avenue; Los Angeles CA
Volunteer needs 9am-12pm