Beautiful colors, fantastic views of the Pacific Ocean.
Trujilo Chimbote There is only one main road to travel North – the way to our project sites in Trujilo and Chimbote.
This is how towns start in Peru–they are known as invaders until officially recognized.
Chimbote is a city of many stages – from paved roads to donkeys pulling carts.
<ul><li>Unidos Contra la Mortalidad Infantil , CMMB’s main focus in Peru, uses home visits and community workshops to educate expectant mothers and families about proper nutrition, identifying common childhood illnesses, and proper hygiene practices. </li></ul><ul><li>Following the Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) guidelines, CMMB trains community health workers to identify diseases and direct families to participating clinics to receive comprehensive care. </li></ul>
Fortunate children in a preschool although many diseases are prevalent.
CMMB works closely with the Ministry of Health to develop school-based programs, such as de-worming and hand washing to eliminate bathroom facilities such as this.
Every year in Latin America, more than half a million children die , one-third of their deaths attributable to five easily treated or preventable illnesses: respiratory infections, diarrheal diseases, malnutrition, measles, and malaria.
CMMB’s community health worker preparing a nutritional supplement for a child.
Dr. Claudia Llanten, CMMB’s Peru Director. CMMB, Bon Secours Health System, CHRISTUS Health and Caritas Peru have recently partnered together for a project with the focus on decreasing morbidity and mortality in children under 5 years in Peru.
Children are routinely weighed and measured to ensure proper growth and monitor nutrition and disease.
Leila Mueller – J&J - showed many areas of Peru that could benefit with help from CMMB.
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