“So instead of a dollar,” Dr. Jay wrote, “I gave him my business card… ‘Let me see what I can do about getting you out of pain and replacing those missing teeth so you can function by eating and look good for a job interview. That’ll give you more benefit than my giving you a buck.'”
A nonprofit organization supported by the coffee industry advocates an ingenious, low-cost but effective alternative for early detection and treatment of cervical cancer, using humble vinegar and cotton swabs.
Peru’s coronavirus fatality rate is now the highest in the world, surpassing Belgium and exceeding even Brazil and the U.S. In Iquitos, Loreto Province, where the Amazon Promise office is located, the Regional Health Ministry estimates that over 4000 people have died from COVID-19.
Villages in the Himalayas of India are often isolated from the rest of the world for seven months at a time by heavy snows and avalanches. Residents of these areas have no access to nearby healthcare and must walk long distances to get to a clinic.