Protecting Medical Staff in Syria-We are pleased to announce our partnership with the UOSSM Canada to immediately provide vital hygiene supplies and protective equipment to medical and non-medical staff working in medical facilities in Northwest Syria.
COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Syria-There are 6.2 million people, including 2.5 million children, displaced within Syria, many with no other options but to live in refugee camps. Through CMF’s Stop the Gaps Program, we will support the needs of families living in camps in northwest Syria by providing them with Family Emergency Kits.
Round Two Grants – Stop the Hygiene Gaps in Syria-As part of a special initiative to help prevent, limit, and stop the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19, the Canadian Medical Foundation (CMF) has opened round two of our small grants program for eligible Canadian organizations working in Syria. Syria is a country now in its 10th year of conflict, battling sanctions, economic turmoil, widespread […]
Global Handwashing Day-Global Handwashing Day is October 15th. The first Global Handwashing Day was held in 2008, and the message about the importance of hand hygiene has never been more important than in 2020. Handwashing is one of the most important ways to limit the spread of COVID-19 but it requires both knowledge and resources. Especially in […]
“International Youth Day: Mobilizing for Global Action-Listen to youth leaders, including CMF Trusteee Dr. Yipeng Ge, Youth Delegate for Canada, World Health Assembly (WHA73) speaking on youth leadership. Watch Dr. Yipeng Ge speaking at the 50:10 mark Youth Leadership video.
Canadian Medical Foundation Donors Provide Earthquake Relief to Nepal-Canadian Medical Foundation (CMF) donors have raised more than $150,000 to provide earthquake relief in the form of medical outreach to Nepal, following the devastating earthquake this spring. The Canadian Medical Foundation has leveraged the Government of Canada’s Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund to see a majority of these donations matched to provide additional funds directly […]