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Day Eight: Health Promoters Again 292

Day Eight: Health Promoters Again

September 8th 2012
Today, we began a two day training for the health promoters similar to the one we did in Quito. Because Tena is so much more rural that Quito, it is imperative that the health promoters have a more solid education, especially about when it is important to get someone medical attention and how to keep them healthy until that can happen. For today, we focused on first aid. We talked about breaks, sp ... read more
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Ecuadorian Flag The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
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