Health care for 24 communities of the Mamoré River through the "Kenko Go Hospital-Boat"Bolivia
The main problems that this project seeks to address are:
- Address the difficulties of access to health services by rural communities around the Mamoré River
- Reduce maternal and infant mortality
- Reduce rates of malnutrition, anemia and parasitic childhood
- Lack of knowledge of the right to health and the duty to take care of your health
- Achieve basic health care in the communities themselves
Mamoré River (Department of Beni)
Pastoral Social Cáritas Beni
General Objective: Guarantee a proximity health care service for 24 communities located on the banks of the Mamoré River.
Specific Objective: Bring health care closer to families living in 24 communities on the banks of the Mamoré River
(24 indigenous communities).
Ay. Pamplona (26.250€) and TAU
- General medicine, dentistry, nursing and laboratory benefits
- Immunizations of children under one year of age
- Training in dental brushing and hygiene.
- Supply of community kits
- Training of the ship’s personnel to adapt to the regulations of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.
- Coordination of staff with the Departmental Health Service SEDES
- Specific attention to pregnant women (detection of pregnancies, prenatal controls, supply of material for deliveries) from the health team.
- Specific attention from MEF (Pap smear, supply of tetanus vaccine, training on cervical-uterine cancer …) from the health team.
- Weight and height control of children
- Vitamin supplementation
- Taking blood and feces samples for child deworming.
- Child deworming
- Holding of “health fairs”.
- Advice and training for the establishment and improvement of family gardens.
- Coordination of the promoters with the health personnel of the “Kenko-Go” ship