Day 3: SVH’s Medical Campaign Takes to the Road

Cramming into two combis last Friday, SVH staff, the visiting medical students from Wayne State University, and the Ollantaytambo Municipality’s mobile health clinic combined forces to deliver a free clinic at the posta (clinic) in rural Piscacucho. We spent the morning busily seeing patients of all ages and ailments, with grateful ‘mamis’ bringing freshly cooked maize as…

Flooding and Flexibility in the Sacred Valley

Following the February 9 flash floods, this past week’s proposed trainings were put on hold as Sacred Valley Health staff and volunteers set out to seek where we could be of best use. Unable to reach many of the communities we work with, we concentrated on helping those we could. On Wednesday we took basic…