Surmang Foundation

We work in a place that is 97% ethnic Khampa Tibetan. Our mission is to promote health among the ultra-poor, those who earn less that US 14/day, in remote Qinghai Province, China. With few roads, cars or electricity, creating access to services is a high priority.Our goal is to create greater access to health care and earlier intervention, applied to mother and child health. He hope to overcome world-record high maternal and infant mortality/morbidity. We have accomplished this with a regional medical center, a model for rural health care delivery among the ultra-poor that is being prototyped in the Yushu Public Health System.

David, Phuntsok, patient and Rijie elder

David, Phuntsok, patient and Rijie elder
Photo from Progress Report 'Field Visit' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mother of the sick baby

Mother of the sick baby
Photo from Progress Report 'Field Visit' (view small | med | large | orig)

The torturous path to Surmang in October

The torturous path to Surmang in October
Photo from Progress Report 'Field Visit' (view small | med | large | orig)

At Drogha's House

At Drogha's House
Photo from Progress Report 'Field Visit' (view small | med | large | orig)

Health Care in Tibet /Yushu

Health Care in Tibet /Yushu
Photo from Progress Report 'Surmang Fnd RCMS Partnership: VHW Training Summer 2012' (view small | med | large | orig)

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