Recent Reports

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Pakistan

Serving Multiple Communities in the District: September - December 2016

March 14, 2017 - 

The health clinic has been operational for a little over a year: December 16th, 2015 to December 31st, 2016. It has been located in 4 different villages, all within the same district of Swat. The changes of location mean that we have been serving different communities, but since all come from the same cultural, socioeconomic, and geographical background, the morbidity patterns and statistics have remained quite consistent, with the expected seasonal variations.

Over the course of this year, we have provided a total of 8,525 patients with primary health care and maternal and child health care. The...

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Clinic Relocated to New Village: April 2016 - August 2016

March 11, 2017 - 

Over the period of four-and-a-half months, with an average daily OPD of 25–30 patients, a total of 2,801 men, women, and children from UC Odigram, Tehsil Saidu Shariff and its surrounding areas were provided with primary health care (PHC) and maternal and child health care (MCH) services.

The daily clinic operating hours were observed: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Saturday. Sunday is a day off and Friday is a half-day, in line with religious demand for Friday afternoon prayers, which are considered sacred.

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Health Clinic Opened and Beginning Care: December 2015 – April 2016

March 10, 2017 - 
  • Groundwork for Health Clinic Site
  • Hiring of Health Staff
  • Procurement of Clinic Furnishings, Medical Equipment, and Supplies
  • Inauguration of the Health Clinic
MORBIDITY REPORT DECEMBER 2015 – APRIL 2016

This first tri-annual morbidity report covers a four-month period: December 16th, 2015 to April 16th, 2016. The daily clinic operating hours were observed: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Saturday. Sunday is a day off and Friday is a half-day, in line with religious demand for Friday afternoon prayers, which are considered sacred.

Over the period of four months, with an average daily OPD of 30–35 patients, a total of...

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Pakistan

RMF To Continue Operations Despite Repatriation: Q4 2016

March 10, 2017 - 

Real Medicine Foundation is part of a team of local and international NGOs who are supporting the government of Pakistan in tackling the challenge of internally displaced population, which has been a chronic challenge plaguing the country since 2004.

Internal displacement has affected an estimated 20 million people within Pakistan since 2004 due to military conflict, sectarian violence, and human rights abuse. The IDP problem was further aggravated by natural disasters, such as the 2005 earthquake and the 2010 floods.

WHO is responsible for addressing the pressure on the healthcare system, and leads a cluster of health-oriented NGOs to...

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MHM Research Study Launched in Sindh, Pakistan

December 30, 2016 - 


Background

RMF Pakistan’s Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) research studies conducted in the provinces of Punjab and Balochistan in conjunction with the University of Columbia, New York have been a success. The key outcome of the studies’ findings is to develop the Pakistan Girls’ Puberty Book. For this book to be applicable to the diverse cultural landscapes of Pakistan, it is imperative that data from the provinces of KPK and Sindh be added to the book.

Therefore, the same research protocol is now being replicated in the province of Sindh. This research expansion has been funded by UNICEF...

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Changes Amid Repatriation: Bi-Annual Morbidity and Progress Report January-July 2016

December 02, 2016 - 

Update on Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Situation

The government’s stance on IDPs was always immediate attention and provision of IDPs’ basic necessities while displaced, with the ultimate goal of voluntary and safe repatriation to their homes.

According to the latest Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) repatriation reports of August 2016, a total of 179,174 families have been successfully repatriated back to their homes, leaving behind a total of 124,617 families who are still displaced. According to official sources, the cut-off date for the return of all IDPs is December 2016.

Proposed Changes

Given...

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Decrease in Services: Morbidity and Progress Report August-September 2016

November 27, 2016 - 

Update on Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Situation

The government’s stance on IDPs was always immediate attention and provision of IDPs’ basic necessities while displaced, with the ultimate goal of voluntary and safe repatriation to their homes.

According to the latest Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) repatriation reports of August 2016, a total of 179,174 families have been successfully repatriated back to their homes, leaving behind a total of 124,617 families who are still displaced. According to official sources, the cut-off date for the return of all IDPs is December 2016.

Proposed Changes

Given...

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Phase II Housing Reconstruction Begins: June 2016 - September 2016

October 13, 2016 - 

On October 26, 2015, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake hit the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. Due to the depth of the earthquake, the damage caused by its otherwise powerful tremors was controlled. However, the main quake was followed by 87 aftershocks, which along with the winter rains and snowfall, triggered a series of landslides in these mountainous regions, causing weakly structured houses built on hill slopes to collapse. According to NDMA reports, more than 100,000 houses were destroyed, rendering nearly 600,000 people homeless or living in makeshift shelters.

After completing Phase I of our relief plan (objectives I-III:...

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Phase I Mission Accomplished: December 2015 - April 2016

May 20, 2016 - 

On October 26, 2015, a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. The earthquake, aftershocks, and winter rains destroyed an estimated 59,000 homes and left nearly 600,000 people homeless or living in makeshift shelters. In the most heavily affected Pakistani region, 300 people died and over 2,000 were injured. Those left homeless by the earthquake faced a cold winter with very little food or shelter. To help at-risk survivors, RMF Pakistan went to remote areas and villages to seek out the poorest of the poor and identify those who had been overlooked by government agencies and other NGOs...

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Health Care Provided to 598 People: February 2016

April 05, 2016 - 

On October 26, 2015, an earthquake of magnitude 7.7 hit the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. Emergency response by the National Disaster Management Emergency Response teams and Pakistani Army Rapid Response units were the initial face of the rescue operations. Between the initial earthquake, the following aftershocks, and the landslides, thousands people are now forced to live in makeshift shelters.

  • 300 fatalities
  • 2,000 injuries
  • 59,000 houses destroyed
  • 600,000 people now homeless
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