Health
 Argentina
Project #2287

Support indigenous communities of Argentina (Chaco

by Médicos del Mundo Argentina

Summary

This humanitarian project is aimed at struggling against the risks and sufferings of the endemic disease Chagas for 10000 people living in the localities of Villa Rio Bemejito, Espinillo and Miraflore
$0
total raised
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donors
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monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

General objective Contribute to the socio-health epidemiological of the Chagas disease in the Chaco region Specific objective: To increase the access to the diagnosis and prevention of the Chagas disease in indigenous communities Tobas of three municipalities in the North of Argentina Strengthening the education, health prevention and promotion of the local community organization about Health and Chagas disease. Beneficiaries :Indigenous communities (10 000 : adults and children)

Solution

-Community fumigations in each house -training of health promoters in strategies of prevention of Chagas and Health. - Elaboration of prevention materials to be used by the community health promoters

Long-Term Impact

Results of the project : -30% of the beneficiary population will carry out the diagnosis test of Chagas -Provision of inputs/materials for the three health centres of the local public system -Training of 30 indigenous health promoters in Chagas

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

Resources

http:/​/​mdm.org.ar
website of our association
Press articles about us
press : what happened in the Chaco region?

Organization Information

Médicos del Mundo Argentina

Location: Capital federal - Argentina
Website: http:/​/​mdm.org.ar
Project Leader:
Monica Rivera
Staff member
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal Argentina

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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