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  • 1. Direct Relief is working in 70countries and all 50 states of theU.S.  $1.7 billion in medical aidsince 2000
  • 2. More help to more people thanever before $274 million in aid,5,000 deliveries in FY2011
  • 3. 1,000 clinics,all 50 states  $300 millionin medicines since 2004
  • 4. FY2011  $44 million in4,300 deliveries forlow-income and uninsuredpatients in the U.S.
  • 5. EMERGENCIESmore frequent, more destructive
  • 6. HAITI EARTHQUAKEMost comprehensive responsein Direct Relief’s 63-year history
  • 7. HAITI EARTHQUAKEAmong the largest providersof humanitarian medical aid
  • 8. HAITI EARTHQUAKE1,000 tons, $70 million inmedical supplies to115 Haitian health facilitiesserving 4 million patients
  • 9. JAPANEARTHQUAKE & TSUNAMIDirect Relief & JACL$3.98 million in grants to9 Japanese relief andrecovery groups
  • 10. PREPAREDNESSHurricane prep packs tovulnerable communities inthe U.S. and Caribbeancountries
  • 11. PREPAREDNESSEquipping medical reservistswith grab-and-go backpacksin the U.S.
  • 12. Focus onMOTHERS & CHILDREN
  • 13. Pregnancy and childbirth are theleading causes of death anddisability among women indeveloping countries.
  • 14. Every day, 800 women die frompreventable causes related topregnancy and childbirth.
  • 15. 99% of all maternal deaths occurin developing countries.
  • 16. Direct Relief is committed toenabling 150,000 safe births in thenext five years.
  • 17. $25 = 1 safe birthFor every $25 donated, DirectRelief can enable one safedelivery.
  • 18. 35% of women in developingcountries deliver withoutassistance from a doctor, nurse, ormidwife.
  • 19. Direct Relief supports obstetricand midwife programs in thehighest-need areas of the world,including Afghanistan, Ethiopia,Indonesia, Somaliland, andSouthern Sudan.
  • 20. About two million women livewith obstetric fistula—adevastating consequence of pooraccess to maternal care.
  • 21. Direct Relief’s fistula supportincludes medical and surgicalsupplies to 11 facilities in 8countries providing fistula repairto 3,000 women each year.
  • 22. CHILDHOOD PNEUMONIAThe #1 killer of childrenunder 5 doesn’t have to be
  • 23. Direct Relief is committed tohelping 50,000 kids withpneumonia receive care
  • 24. A DECADE OF SERVICEto preventing mother-to-childtransmission of HIV
  • 25. 20 million women and familieshave received free HIV testing
  • 26. Fighting opportunistic infectionin patients with HIV/AIDS
  • 27. $219 million in antifungalmedicine to governmentsand HIV/AIDS programsworldwide since 2009
  • 28. Protecting uninsured peoplefrom flu  w/ CVS, $6 millionin free flu shots
  • 29. 25 million Americans—1 in12—are affected by diabetes
  • 30. Direct Relief & BD 10 million syringes donatedand distributed amonguninsured patientswith diabetes
  • 31. DirectRelief.org