Recent Reports

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Haiti

Community Outreach & Rehabilitation Effort: November 2016 - Febuary 2017

March 17, 2017 - 
Background

Since arriving shortly after the January 12, 2010 earthquake, RMF has continued to move forward with a comprehensive long-term strategy to implement more sustainable health services development in Haiti and help rebuild the shattered health system. RMF made free health services available at Lambert Santé Surgical Clinic in Pétion-Ville from 2010 to 2011, offering quality health care to patients in need of primary, secondary, and even tertiary care; more than 1,800 consultations and 450 surgeries were provided during this period.

Orthopedic Surgical Support Program

Since 2012, RMF has initiated an Orthopedic Surgical Support Program in Haiti, which provides surgical treatment to...

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Haiti

Striving Towards Future Goals: October 2016 Update

October 16, 2016 - 

Haiti’s healthcare system remains very disorganized. Despite efforts undertaken by the Haitian Ministry of Health and Population (MSPP), funding and logistical help from international organizations in many areas of the country, and numerous NGO-run primary care centers in many of Haiti’s ten regional departments, access to care, let alone quality care, remains, at best, limited and dysfunctional.

In the public sector, hospitals and healthcare centers are plagued with a chronic lack of funding and scarcity of medical supplies. Consequently, patient care is often limited and dependent on a family’s capacity to buy, out-of-pocket, the needed...

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Improving Primary and Secondary Care: October 2016

October 15, 2016 - 

Haiti’s healthcare system remains very disorganized. Despite efforts undertaken by the Haitian Ministry of Health and Population (MSPP), funding and logistical help from international organizations in many areas of the country, and numerous NGO-run primary care centers in many of Haiti’s ten regional departments, access to care, let alone quality care, remains, at best, limited and dysfunctional.

In the public sector, hospitals and healthcare centers are plagued with a chronic lack of funding and scarcity of medical supplies. Consequently, patient care is often limited and dependent on a family’s capacity to buy, out-of-pocket, the...

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10-year-old Girl Receives Life-Changing Operation

October 10, 2016 - 
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6-year-old Girl Receives Life-Changing Operation

October 10, 2016 - 
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Hurricane Matthew Update - October 7, 2016

October 07, 2016 - 
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August 2016 Update: Surgical Support Program - Long Term Health Care Capacity Building

September 15, 2016 - 

Starting in 2012, the orthopedic surgical support program has been providing complex surgeries and longer term follow-up treatment for children and adults suffering from chronic or acquired orthopedic conditions. These conditions are often extremely severe, ranging from congenital deformities to posttraumatic impairments, in many cases caused by the January 2010 earthquake.

RMF’s surgical program started its first installment with both adults and children, and then refocused its aim toward specialized care only for children and young adults. The patients selected for surgical treatment come from the metropolitan area of Haïti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, but now some patients also come...

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2014 Year End Orthopedic Surgical Support Program Update

May 12, 2015 - 
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Second Quarter Orthopedic Surgical Support Program Update

July 30, 2014 - 

RMF continued our Surgical Support Program in Haiti that we had started in 2012, providing complex surgeries and longer term follow up treatment for children and adults suffering from chronic or acquired orthopedic conditions, ranging from congenital deformities to posttraumatic impairments, in many cases caused by the January 2010 earthquake. Over the past two years, generously supported by Child Survival Fund, Real Medicine Foundation has been able to provide specialized orthopedic care and follow up treatment for children and adults who were desperate for treatment of their post-traumatic or congenital ailment, preventing them from thriving or taking care of responsibilities...

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