Health
 Pakistan
Project #6331

Make Healthcare accesible to poor via Technology

by UM Healthcare Trust
Feb 22, 2012

Newsletter February 2012

                                                       UM Healthcare Trust 

                                                           Newsletter February 2012

 

                                          Female Patient being treated at UM Trust

“Some 30,000 women die each year due to pregnancy complications and 10 times more women develop life-long, pregnancy-related disabilities. About one quarter of all children suffer from low birth weight due to maternal problems and 10 percent of those born do not reach their first birthday.”

- Source CALL – Communication & Advance Linguistic Links.


Glimpse of year 2011

Flood Relief 2010-2011- UM Trust

We are pleased to share that year 2011 proved a significant year for UM Healthcare Trust as we continue to provide support to our mission for providing better healthcare to the poor and needy in best possible ways. We are extremely appreciative to our team, funders, donors and volunteers for helping us in making it this far. The snapshot of major activities of year 2011 is as follow:

This year we have treated over 30,000 patients at our facility, making it an average of 2,500 patients monthly. Majority of the patients were women (51%) and children (30%).read more

Rural women and their struggle for healthcare

Women waiting for their turn-UM Trust

Even though most women in the urban areas of Pakistan have access to medical facilities, the health indicators of women in Pakistan are among the worst in the world; predominantly due to the large rural female population struggling for healthcare facilities. The low level of overall healthcare standards in the country that stem from this disparity can be attributed to a number of factors.read more

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Organization Information

UM Healthcare Trust

Location: Islamabad, Punjab - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​umtrust.org
Project Leader:
Shamila Keyani
Islamabad, Pakistan