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FIMRC Partners with Ministry of Health for COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign in Uganda covid-19 fimrc programs press release project bududa uganda Sep 27, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (September 24, 2021) – Since May 2021, the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children’s (FIMRC) Project Bududa, Uganda has been providing COVID-19 vaccinations for the patients served by FIMRC’s Health Centre III. FIMRC’s clinic was...

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UNFPA Provides Sexual Health Care in Costa Rica costa rica fimrc partnerships fimrc programs partnerships press release project alajuelita reproductive health Aug 20, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (August 20, 2021) – Since September 2019, the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have partnered to bring sexual health care to the population of Project Alajuelita, Costa Rica by...

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Providing Support to HIV-Positive & Orphaned Children in Uganda fimrc programs hiv press release project bududa uganda Jul 31, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (July 31, 2021) – According to UNICEF, children below the age of 15 account for 11 percent of the 1.6 million Ugandans living with HIV (2013 estimates). At Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)’s Project Bududa, Uganda, the...

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Providing Support to HIV-Positive & Orphaned Children in Uganda fimrc programs hiv press release project bududa uganda Jul 31, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (July 31, 2021) – According to UNICEF, children below the age of 15 account for 11 percent of the 1.6 million Ugandans living with HIV (2013 estimates). At Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)’s Project Bududa, Uganda, the...

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Mosquito Net Retreatments Help Reduce Malaria Cases fimrc programs malaria press release project bududa uganda Apr 24, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (April 24, 2021) – According to WHO, in 2019 there were an estimated 229 million cases of malaria worldwide with children under 5 years being the most vulnerable group – accounting for 67 percent of all malaria deaths worldwide. The WHO African Region...

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FIMRC Provides Remote Volunteer Opportunities for Students covid-19 fimrc programs foundations in global health global health essentials press release project bududa student explorer program uganda virtual programs virtual volunteer Mar 29, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (March 29, 2021) – Since the pandemic, students worldwide have found themselves struggling to fulfill the many extracurricular activities that undergrad and graduate programs often require. In response, global nonprofit, The Foundation for International Medical...

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World Tuberculosis Day blog dominican republic fimrc programs global health hiv project bududa project restauraci├│n tb tuberculosis uganda Mar 24, 2021

World Tuberculosis Day

Did you know that tuberculosis is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide? While this disease is both treatable and curable, lack of proper healthcare in low-resource communities leaves people at high risk for this disease. Wednesday, March 24th marks World...

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Celebrating World NTD Day blog fimrc alumni fimrc programs global health neglected tropical diseases ntds project bududa uganda Jan 28, 2021

Saturday, January 30th, marks the second annual World NTD Day, a day of awareness that addresses Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) that affect many communities worldwide. This day is meant to celebrate hard-earned progress and take action to end the neglect and beat NTDs. According to...

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Which FIMRC Virtual Program is Best for Me? blog fimrc programs foundations in global health global health global health essentials graduate student high school student student explorer program undergraduate student virtual programs virtual volunteer Dec 10, 2020

From learning how to make a traditional dish in the Philippines to observing primary care consults at Project Alajuelita, Costa Rica, we offer you a once-in-a-lifetime virtual volunteer opportunity to learn about global health and to serve the medically underserved.

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Juana's Story: Accessing Medical Care as a Nicaraguan Refugee blog clinical observations community stories costa rica fimrc programs project alajuelita volunteer Aug 08, 2019

Volunteers who serve at Project Alajuelita in Costa Rica are often inspired by the patients seen at the FIMRC clinic. Witnessing the resilience that our community members have is a profound experience. One patient in particular has been a source of inspiration for staff, community members, and...

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