Ronald McDonald House Charities
Ronald McDonald House Charities and Burma Humanitarian Mission have partnered to deliver medicine for children in Burma:
For the second year in a row, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMCH) has partnered with us to focus on treating and curing children in the conflict zones of eastern and northern Burma. BHM is one of 9 charities to receive a RMHC Global Grant.
In 2014, RMHC helped treat:
- 4,711 children
- 227 children with malaria
- 327 children with dysentery
- 4,244 children treated with Vitamin A
- 284 births - with an 80% reduction in infant mortality
- In total, 12,976 children were reached as a result of RMHC grant
In 2015, RMHC is continuing its partnership with us. This partnership will support 10 teams to support more than 15,000 children with:
- 570,000 doses of medicine
- Nearly 20,000 pieces of medical supply equipment (thermometers, stethoscopes, etc.)
About Ronald McDonald House Charities
Ronald McDonald House Charities ® (RMHC®), a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation, creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children. Through its global network of 300 Chapters in more than 62 countries and regions, its three core programs, the Ronald McDonald House®, the Ronald McDonald Family Room® and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®, and millions of dollars in grants to support children's programs worldwide, RMHC provides stability and vital resources to families so they can get and keep their children healthy and happy. All RMHC-operated and supported programs, enable family-centered care, provide a bridge to quality health care, are a vital part of the health care continuum and give children and families the time they need to heal and cope better together. RMHC is the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Social Services Non-Profit Brand of the Year.