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 15/day, in remote Qinghai Province, China. With few roads, cars or electricity, creating access to services is a high priority. Creating access to quality care is our aim. Our goal is to create greater access to free quality health care and earlier intervention, focused on mother and child health.The main problem is to empower women and girls. Our primary goal is to overcome world-record high maternal and infant mortality/morbidity. The downstream effects of healthy moms and babies impact Tibetan culture, more strongly than re-introducing wolves has resto...

Mother and children we treated

Mother and children we treated
Photo from Progress Report 'Overview of 2011' (view small | med | large | orig)

Evacuation of Pregnant Nomad

Evacuation of Pregnant Nomad
Photo from Progress Report 'Rolling out the Surmang Public Health Model to the Public Sector' (view small | med | large | orig)

Drogha with CHW training

Drogha with CHW training
Photo from Progress Report 'Rolling out the Surmang Public Health Model to the Public Sector' (view small | med | large | orig)

CHW training

CHW training
Photo from Progress Report 'Rolling out the Surmang Public Health Model to the Public Sector' (view small | med | large | orig)

CHW training

CHW training
Photo from Progress Report 'Rolling out the Surmang Public Health Model to the Public Sector' (view small | med | large | orig)

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