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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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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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Parasites Without Borders Creates Pop-Up Fundraiser for FIMRC costa rica dominican republic ecuador fimrc partnerships peru press release project alajuelita project anconcito project bududa project huancayo project la merced project restauración uganda May 21, 2021

NEW YORK CITY, New York (May 1, 2021) – Starting today and running through the end of July, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders (PWB) will be matched by the organization and donated to the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) with a minimum pledged...

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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 restauración 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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Clemson Partners With FIMRC to Provide Global Health Education costa rica fimrc partnerships partnerships press release project alajuelita project bududa uganda virtual programs virtual volunteer Feb 26, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (February 26, 2021) – The Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) has shifted its volunteer platform to the virtual space due to the halt placed on international travel. With that, FIMRC has relied heavily on valued partnerships to advocate...

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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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8 Ways to Make an Ethical Impact Abroad blog costa rica dominican republic ecuador ethical volunteering fimrc chapters ghvp india nicaragua peru project alajuelita project anconcito project bududa project huancayo project kodaikanal project la merced project limón project restauración uganda volunteer Mar 29, 2018

When considering traveling for an international volunteer trip, we believe there's a right way to do it! There are many options for individuals eager to make a difference abroad. We have compiled a list of eight ethical practices to consider before serving overseas to keep your efforts...

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