UMR’s approach in Health is based on three principles
Treatment of preventable disease is one of the most effective ways to lift people out of poverty, especially for chronically or temporarily vulnerable communities like disaster survivors or refugees living in makeshift environments.
With modest but well-targeted interventions, they regain their independence and confidence to approach economic opportunities and education.
children under the age of five are dying every day from treatable diseases
children are dying every day
of the people in the world today get all of the health services that they need
Barriers to Accessibility
Vulnerable communities have more logistical, political, and geographic barriers to access healthcare. UMR efforts overcome such barriers through solid coordination and partnerships in the field.
Rapid but Sustainable
Global emergencies are becoming the new normal. UMR participates in and conducts rapid needs assessments to avoid surprises and duplication of efforts, and to minimize bottlenecks and time-to-beneficiary.