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Urban Health in Peru

  As urban populations continue to grow globally, there is an increasing need to focus on urban health. Metropolitan areas generally offer a more prosperous setting with greater health care,…

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Focusing On Maternal Health in Ecuador

On the final day of our our recent Mobile Clinic in Riobamba, Ecuador we visited the community of Lirio San Jose, a small village set deep in the rolling hills…

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Dental and Oral Hygiene in Peru

Dental care and oral hygiene education are important components of the medical services we provide to our patients on MEDLIFE Mobile Clinics. During a recent Mobile Clinic in Lima, a…

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Language and Power in Ecuador

It seemed just like any other workday as we walked into the panadería to pick up our breakfast rolls on our way to the Dirección de Educación. As we entered…

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Dealing with Tropical Disease in Panama

  During the MEDLIFE Mobile Clinic in Panama this summer, student volunteers were shocked by the large number of patients who came in with ulcers on their skin. The doctor…

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