DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM

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DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM Location: La Vega, Cundinamarca (Colombia) Timeline: October 23th 2020 - October 30th 2021 Area of focus: Disease prevention and treatment Clubs participating: Rotary Club La Vega Contact: Maria del Pilar Fry (mpilir2002@yahoo.com) Total project cost: USD 33.082 Amount requested: USD 33.082 Description: The hospital does not have a portable ultrasound machine to meet all the needs of the different areas, such as Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Traumatology, Obstetrics, and especially emergencies. There are many emergencies here, because the main highway to Medellín and beyond passes through this area. Consequently, there are many accidents which occur and many victims arriving in this hospital. This is the hospital which also provides services to the populations of the municipalities of La Vega, Supatá, San Francisco, Villeta, Vergara and Nocaima in the Department of Cundinamarca, Colombia. It serves a population of approximately 80,000 inhabitants. A portable ultrasound machine will benefit greatly the needs of these people. Click for more info