Category: Mozambique


"Cyclone Idai caused massive infrastructure damage throughout Mozambique, including this bridge in Zambezia Province. Much of the storm’s damage is still unknown since communications are limited in storm-impacted areas. (Photo courtesy of the Real Medicine Foundation)"

Direct Relief: "Cyclone Idai Inundates Mozambique, Leaves Devastating Wake"

Article Covering the Impact of the Disaster

Days after the devastating impact of Cyclone Idai on Mozambique on March 14, 2019, RMF partner Direct Relief published an article detailing the extent of the damage inflicted on the nation by this disaster. The cyclone particularly affected the Sofala district…

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Real Medicine Foundations Founder and CEO Dr. Martina Fuchs contributed to a publication about the mobile clinics in rural Mozambique. Read the entire publication by clicking on the screenshots below.

The high burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, tuberculosis, malaria and under-five mortality in sub-Saharan Africa has driven the global community to explore both new and old ideas to alleviate these problems. The roll-out of mobile clinics to broaden health-service coverage received considerable attention in the 1960s and 70s, but was not adopted on a permanent basis due to logistic challenges. Today, in Mozambique,…

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Troy D Moon, Tito Jequicene, Meridith Blevins, Eurico José, Julie R Lankford, C William Wester, Martina C Fuchs & Sten H Vermund.

Mobile clinics for increased access to antiretroviral therapy in rural Mozambique: Strategic use to capacitate fixed-site clinics.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization Volume 92, Number 9, September 2014, 621-696

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Link to Paper on WHO site

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Cape Town, April 22nd, 2008 – Dr. Martina Fuchs, CEO of Real Medicine Foundation, will address the first edition of the HealthCare Expansion Congress Africa, organized by naseba, a leading international business information company listed on the Paris Stock Exchange. The event will take place at the Westin Grand Hotel Arabella Quays in CapeTown, on July 17th-18th, 2008. Working in strategic partnership with African Journals Online, Bizcommunity, Health24 and International Medical Travel Journal, theHealthCare Expansion Congress Africa gathers up to 100 buyers in charge of sourcing medical equipment and solutions with leading solution providers.


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We decided to start a new monthly tradition: to update you about our work and our successes – both of which would not be possible without your ongoing emotional and financial support. We are excited to share the ripple effects with you. What started out as a promise to a small community in a devastated area in the Indian Ocean at the beginning of 2005, is growing quickly into an international network of "friends helping friends" around the world.

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