G-265

Medical Mobil Unit

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Project Description

Region: South America

Country: Ecuador

Location: Latacunga

Total Budget: $92,300

Areas of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment, Maternal and child health



MEDICAL MOBIL UNIT FOR ATTENTION IN RURAL AREAS OF:

COTOPAXI-CHIMBORAZO - LOS RIOS

We want to encourage you with our new proposal global matching grant with will help to people of 3 poorest provinces of the country, providing medical services in rural areas:

Province COTOPAXI CHIMBORAZO LOS RIOS

Cities LATACUNGA VALENCIA QUINSALOMA

SAQUISILI CHAMBO QUEVEDO

SALCEDO

PUJILI

PANGUA

LA MANA

TANICUCHI

Let us to show you the statistics of Ecuador of health Ministry about the real situation in the 3 Provinces of the central sierra region where we develop the project.

Total 3 provinces population: 632,000 hab.

Total population under poverty levels: 440,000 hab. (69%)

Total population in rural area: 301,300 hab. (48%)

For each 10.000 inhabitants the average is 1.4 Healt centers

During the pregnancy period women have medical controls average 4 times

Infant mortality: 8 x 1,000 infant born alive

Infant desnutrition: 26 %

Lack of basic services : 63,2%

Homes without proper house: 84,5%

After this previous info the health services at rural areas is not enough and the majority of people canīt access to this service.

Then to help this problem is necessary to acquiring a vehicle fully equipped as a MMU (Medical Mobil Unit). The MMU will provide the next services:

1. General Medicine

a.General Physicals

b.Support in the immunization program

c.Newborn care

d.Pediatric care to children aged 1 to 10 years

e.Nutritional assessment, cardio-respiratory, gastrointestinal and ophthalmological

f.Early detection of diabetic

g.Care of dengue and malaria

2. Gynecology

a.Checkups during pregnancy

b.Early detection of pregnancy disorders

c.Basic health care for women: sexual organs and breast cancer

d.Basic care of human health: sexual organs and prostate cancer

3. Odontology

a.Cleaning and Oral Health

b.Application of fluoride

c.Specific protection of tooth decay and gum disease

4. Monthly attention projection:

PATIENTS/DOCTOR/DAY: 25

PATIENTS / DAY: 75

PATIENTS/ MONTH: 1650

PATIENTES/ YEAR: 19800

With the provision of these services we accomplish these objectives:

1.To help over 5000 families most of theme in the rural areas located in 3 Provinces or States (Cotopaxi, Chimborazo and Los Rios), over 10 cities, through the implementation of a MMU (Medical Mobil Unit) to provide outpatient medical and dental care first class.

2.To improve medical services in pediatric cares, gynecology, odontology, general and preventive medicine, in their communities and homes in order to contribute to the construction of a population with better opportunities for economic and social growth.

3.To increase access of rural inhabitants to health services.

4.To works into the main interest goals of the Rotary Foundation: Health and Education.

5.To make a high social impact project and 100% sustainable.

Our main partner for this project is ASOF (Family Solidary Help Association), who shall solve the monthly costs of the project: Maintenance the vehicle and medical equipment, fees of Doctors, Assistants and Driver, car insurance and fuel, administrative cost, office supplies and others.

ASOF foundation, works in the help of communities mother in rural zone into the 3 Provinces, supporting in programs as:

EDUCATION:

* Health&nutrition

* maternal lactation

* children nutrition

* children sicknesses

* familiar planning

* vih prevention & education

* nutrition improvement habits

MOTIVATION PROGRAMS & SELF-ESTEEM

*home improvements

* sexual education

* familiar violence prevention

* financial education

* micro -loans: community banks

Primary Host Partner

District: 4400

Rotary Club of: Latacunga

Primary Contact: Santiago Sansur

Email: rotarylatacungatrf@gmail.com

Primary International Partner

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Project Status

Dropped
This project has been "Dropped". Check the history log entries to see why it was dropped.

Project listed for the 2012-13 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Latacunga (4400)

30-Mar-12

$30,000

$2,200

$32,200

Remaining Amount to Raise

Additional Club Contribution (Needed) - Add a contribution

$28,600

-

$28,600

Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation

$29,300

$2,200

$31,500

Total

$92,300

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History Log Entries

30-Mar-12

System Entry

Creation of project page.

21-Feb-13

System Entry

Pledge of by Santiago Sansur of the Rotary Club of Latacunga, District 4400.

21-Feb-13

System Entry

Pledge of $10,000 by Santiago Sansur of the Rotary Club of Latacunga, District 4400.

2-Sep-13

System Entry

Project dropped per lack of response to the carry-over notification emails.

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