Ventures
Shaman Project
Fellow(s)
Location
Bolivar
Venezuela
VE
Issue Area(s)

About

Maura, a medical student from Venezuela, was inspired by a national requirement for students to spend four months in a rural area.  She will be creating a program that brings medical students to the Amazonas region of Venezuela to deliver a five-step program in basic medical support, including programming for first aid, trauma, drowning, burning, and poisoning.  She and her team will train local villagers and help them improve the survival rates of individuals who suffer from common ailments in the region, even increasing their chances of making it to distant hospital centers in time.

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