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Casa Colibrí Trains 50 Village Health Promoters

Jan 25, 2011 by L. Eastman

During the week of November 6-14, team members from Casa Colibrí traveled to Barillas, Huehuetenango, Guatemala to train 50 village health promoters. The training was an international project sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Rochester and Midland, Michigan in cooperation with the Barillas Rotary Club. Topics included emergency preparation, improving health in the community, illness prevention, importance of immunizations, treatment of diarrhea, oral hygiene, measuring vital signs, wound care and suturing, diagnosis and treatment of com...

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