Ecuador Health Care

Cotacachi Health Care:  Free Dentistry for Students

Cotacachi Health Care: Free Dentistry for Students

A few days ago, I was walking down the street and I came to this truck. Of course, being the curious type, I stuck my head inside to see what was going on. This is what I saw: The man didn’t look so happy at being interrupted, but after a […]

Emergency Phone Numbers in Ecuador

Question: What is the emergency phone number to call when in Ecuador (the equivalent of the American 911)? Answer: 911 works from any telephone in Ecuador but this service is very different from the 911 service in North America. Ecuador’s 911 is more of an emergency “information” service. For emergencies […]

by February 14, 2008 Comments are Disabled Ecuador Health Care, Living in Ecuador

Goal to Eliminate Child Malnutrition in Cotacachi Canton

Linda and I had a wonderful visit today with Teresa Jaramillo and her husband Manuel Pazmino. Teresa is the director of public health in the Canto of Cotacachi. Cotacachi Canton (like a county) is the largest in the province of Imbabura. A few years ago, the canton inaugerated a system […]

by January 21, 2008 1 comment Cotacachi, Ecuador Health Care