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Peru: Planning workshop held to promote intercultural health care in the Amazonas region

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altNinety-six percent of the population of Condorcanqui and 29% of the population of Bagua, provinces in the Amazonas region of Peru, are members of the indigenous Aguajún and Wampis peoples. The public health system is faced with the challenge of providing quality health care to these groups, whose health indicators are below those of the general population. For example, 56% of children aged 6 to 9 in Condorcanqui suffer from chronic malnutrition and 37% in Bagua.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 October 2012 13:27
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Peru: Health professionals from micronetworks in Datem del Marañón trained in maternal and neonatal care

altWith a view to strengthening human resource capabilities in integrated maternal and neonatal health care, four workshops were held in two blocks from 1 to 11 July, training more than 30 health professionals.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 19 October 2012 14:53
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Peru, Regional Project: Improved Health for Women, Children and Marginalized Populations

Although maternal and child health in Peru has improved in recent years, health disparities among women and children living urban, rural, coastal, mountainous, and rainforest areas of the country continue to persist.

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Last Updated on Monday, 15 October 2012 15:20
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