With no electricity, the clinics and emergency rooms operate strictly on backup generator power. Medical providers like Dr. Rivera are in urgent need of help. RMF has sent a team to bring some initial medical supplies, as well as analyze the situation and form local partnerships. To learn more about RMF’s proposed program, read more on our initiative page.

RMF’s team gathered 250 lb. of basic medications and supplies in Miami, en route to San Juan.

Meet Dr. Emilio Rivera, our first contact in Vega Alta. He runs 5 health facilities with his partner. Vega Alta is approximately 30 km outside of San Juan.

Dr. Emilio Rivera gladly accepts a duffle full of RMF supplies. We were honored to meet this wonderful person.

Meet Dr. Luis Gonzalez Bermudez, Dr. Rivera’s partner.

Dr. Luis Gonzalez Bermudez gives RMF’s team a rundown on the lengthy list of medications they need.

Doctors Luis Gonzalez Bermudez and Emilio Rivera with medical staff in Vega Alta and RMF’s Dr. Patrick Dupont (far right)

Real Medicine Foundation is working to create a relief program in Puerto Rico, and we need your help! With your kind support, we can provide local medical professionals with the supplies they need to effectively treat patients and reach underserved populations.

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