Recent Reports

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South Sudan

Meeting Medical and Nutritional Needs: Q4 2016

February 19, 2017 - 

The overall goal of this project is to reduce the global acute malnutrition (GAM) rate to an acceptable level of less than 15% in each of the payams assigned to RMF. This will be in line with standards set by the South Sudan National Nutrition Program.

Implemented activities in line with RMF-sponsored activities and project objectives:

  • Procured and provided additional scholastic materials for the OTP/SC/TSFP (Outpatient Therapeutic Programs/Stabiliazation Centers/Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program) sites in Ayod and Boma.
  • Supported the routine running of OTP/SC/TSFP activities in Ayod and Boma.
  • Coordinated and delivered an...
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South Sudan

Workshop: Respectful Health Care and Psycho-Trauma Support November 15-17 2016

November 17, 2016 - 

In addition to providing a 3-year diploma and hands-on training at the only national referral hospital in South Sudan, Juba Teaching Hospital, RMF-supported Juba College of Nursing and Midwifery (JCONAM) requires students to attend workshops on Respectful Health Care and Psycho-Trauma Support. The most recent workshop was conducted November 15th to November 17th, 2016. The workshop’s 3 main facilitators were:

  • Siama Abdalla Lado – RMF Midwifery Tutor
  • Jemelia Sake – National College Tutor
  • Judith Draleru – UN Midwife Volunteer

Because of the large number of students, the 3 workshop facilitators and RMF South Sudan’s Team Leader...

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South Sudan

Continued Support Despite Armed Confrontation: Q3 2016

September 30, 2016 - 

The overall goal of this project is to reduce the global acute malnutrition (GAM) rate to an acceptable level of less than 15% in each of the payams assigned to RMF. This will be in line with standards set by the South Sudan National Nutrition Program.

RMF is filling some of the gaps of medical services in the area, and recently signed a partnership agreement with UNICEF’s health section for the implementation of Maternal Child Health Care (MCH) services in Gorwai and Pibor PHCCs.

Implemented activities in line with RMF-sponsored activities and project objectives...

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South Sudan

Improving Hospital Environment: Q3 2016

September 30, 2016 - 
  • Continued to provide maintenance for the Antenatal care block following the refurbishment completed during a previous quarter.
  • Provided micronutrient supplements to Juba Teaching Hospital’s Antenatal Care Unit (ACU).
  • Printed and provided antenatal cards for the ANC department.
  • Facilitated minor repairs, such as plumbing repairs, in the ANC department.
  • Supported the Infectious Disease unit of Juba Teaching Hospital by installing doors for the wards and washrooms.
  • Supported the hospital’s human resource capacity by providing one RMF registered nurse, now serving in the Gynecology department.
  • Continued to support RMF cleaners attached to the Pediatric department to supplement the few...
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South Sudan

Training to Provide Support and Care: Q3 2016

September 30, 2016 - 
  • Facilitated and trained JCONAM third-year nursing and midwifery students on respectful health care (RHC).
  • Conducted training on psycho-trauma support for JCONAM third-year nursing and midwifery students.
  • Continued support of the college’s human resources through payment of the national tutors’ salaries.
  • The two master trainers for the Health eVillages project continued to benefit from the provided tablets preloaded with medical materials.
  • Support to the National Ministry of Health, Republic of South Sudan and project partners in the coordination and implementation of project activities over the reporting period. Support and activities are in line with the approved JCONAM annual work...
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RMF UNICEF Malnutrition Treatment and Prevention Program Jonglei State: Q2 2016 Progress Report

September 07, 2016 - 


PROJECT GOALS

The overall goal of this project is to reduce the GAM (General Acute Malnutrition) rate to an acceptable level of less than 15% in each of the Payams assigned to RMF. This will be in line with standards set by South Sudan National Nutrition Program.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES
  • To provide lifesaving nutrition services for acutely malnourished children (boys and girls) less than 5 years of age and Pregnant and Lactating Women (PLW).
  • To prevent malnutrition in early childhood through promotion of improved infant and young child feeding, as well as caregiving and care seeking practices at...
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South Sudan

60 New First-Year Students Recruited: Q2 2016

August 31, 2016 - 

During this quarter, RMF sponsored first, second, and third-year nursing and midwifery students at the Juba College of Nursing and Midwifery (JCONAM) through:

  • provision of uniforms,
  • skills laboratory equipment,
  • clinical training equipment,
  • books,
  • stationery,
  • and Information Technology (IT) equipment.
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South Sudan

Juba College of Nursing & Midwifery Q1 2016 Report

July 23, 2016 - 

Continued support of human resources through payment of salary for national tutors. Supported the recruitment process of first-year students. The two master trainers for the Health eVillages project continued to benefit from the provided tablets preloaded with medical materials.
 
Support to the National Ministry of Health, Republic of South Sudan and project partners in the coordination and implementation of project activities during the reporting period. Also in line with the approved college annual work plan. Continued facilitation of inter-linkages with UNFPA, MOH, IMC, and other stakeholders in ensuring quality assurance in the implementation of both nursing...

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Juba Teaching Hospital Progress Update

July 18, 2016 - 

During this reporting quarter, we have been able to improve and upgrade the Antenatal Care Unit and supply with ample furniture and supplies. Furthermore, the maternity operating theatre has been improved by the installation of an air conditioning system. Due to the publishing of the Maternal Near-Miss Audit, we are able to address issues related to maternal mortality in the Juba Teaching Hospital along with the rest of the country.

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South Sudan

New Growth and Exciting Opportunities: Q2 2016

June 30, 2016 - 
  • Continued to provide maintenance for the Antenatal care block following the refurbishment completed during the previous quarter.
  • Hired a research consultant to review the final version of the Maternal Near-Miss Audit report; the audit was conducted at Juba Teaching Hospital (refer to detailed Maternal Near-Miss Audit report).
  • Continued monitoring and mentorship of healthcare professionals trained on the usage of Health eVillages tablets.
  • Continued to support high speed WIFI internet service at the RMF office and Maternity ward.
  • Procured and delivered 2 laptop computers for RMF’s Juba coordination office.
  • Procured and delivered a photocopier and a multipurpose printer for smooth running...
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