Title Reinforcing basic healthcare diagnosis, education and prevention services for the communities of Manga del Cura (Ecuador).
Place Manga del Cura area
Duration 3 years (2012-2015)
Local Partners
  • Arcidiocesi di Portoviejo
  • Direccion Provincial de Salud de Manabì
  • Universidad Técnica de Manabì - Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud
  • COPAMAC (Cooperativa di Risparmio e Credito)
  • Comunità delle Suore Salesie di Padova
  • Comité "Pro Mejoras"
  • Patoral Social Caritas Ecuador
  • CUET – Corporaciòn Universitaria Estudio y Trabajo
Co-financers CEI - Italian Bishops' Conference
Supporters "Amici del "De Angeli" Association, Milano
Project cost  
Project goals Contribute to reinforcing basic healthcare analysis, education and prevention services for the community of Manga del Cura.

Direct beneficiaries of the project:

• More or less 200 people per month will use the lab services: on the whole, circa 7,000 people;

• more or less 2,000 will benefit from the screening, medical assistance and basic healthcare education activities in rural communities ("mobile lab");

• more or less 3,000 schoolchildren and adults are the target population of the prevention and screening campaigns for specific pathologies and population groups in rural communities;

• 40 community health promoters are to benefit from the advanced training;

• More or less 2,700 inhabitants of the 54 rural communities are to benefit from the education, promotion and prevention activities focusing on basic healthcare and performed by the health promoters;

• 40 families will benefit from the completed community orchards;

• Tens of persons involved in the network of associations collaborating to the project (University, schools, comité paroquial, Savings and Credit Cooperative, Caritas Ecuador)

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