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