Health
 Peru
Project #3284

Baby formula for HIV+ teen mothers in Lima, Peru

by Volunteers for Interamerican Development Assistance
Mar 15, 2011

First Quarter 2011 Report

This is a VIDA micro project helping HIV+ young mothers protect their newborns from infection. The work of the clinic is all volunteer and the financial support is needed for basic supplies.

This clinic support is one of 94 micro-clinics supported throughout Peru that VIDA provides medical supplies to on an ongoing basis year round as part of general operational support to over 200 clinics in Peru. VIDA now provides primarily basic medical supplies and equipment to these clinics rather than formula which is now supplied by a partner.

 The San Camilo Home (HSC), a non-profit founded in1995 n the largest cloister of an old convent of the Camillus Monks, for the purposes of accommodating, accompanying and attending to people with HIV/AIDS living in extreme poverty, encouraging a path to health where the value of life is given the greatest priority.

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Organization Information

Volunteers for Interamerican Development Assistance

Location: Emeryville, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.vidausa.org
Project Leader:
Patti Mangan
Board of Directors Member
Emeryville, CA United States

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