The right to healthcare isn’t a reality for millions around the world, leaving one billion people without access to healthcare each year4. More often than not, it’s the poorest of the poor who have the worst health, demonstrating how critical it is that proper healthcare be readily available on a global scale.
Chronic hunger and severe malnutrition is a leading cause of disease and death in underprivileged communities. Some estimated 101 million children under-five years of age are underweight and susceptible to the consequences of severe malnutrition5.
UMR provides hospitals and clinics with essential medicine, medical supplies and equipment. We work alongside other humanitarian NGOs to help them provide medical solutions at minimal costs. We have supplied medicine and supplies to a number of countries including Bangladesh, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Palestine, Jordan, Iraq, Philippines, Nigeria, Bosnia and Chad.
UMR continues to provide medicine, medical supplies and equipment as well as primary health consultations and medicine to the needy communities in Jordan, Bangladesh (Rohingya refugees), Eastern Africa, and Yemen. We also provide cataract surgeries to the elderly in Jordan, something that is so simple, yet critical and many people oversee.