Health of women in rural areas

Integral medical attention for women in rural areas of Piura

  • Local partner: Centro Universitario de Medicina Preventiva de la Universidad de Piura
  • Duration: November 2008- October 2009
  • Budget: 104,150 Euros
  • Funder: Ayuntamiento de Valencia

This project involved a maternal care centre in the polyclinic of the Piura University. Since the beginning, it has been focussing on the most deprived people of the region. The aim is to reduce the morbidity and maternal death rate of the region by half. The activity supplements other actions together with the “Centro Universitario de Medicina Preventiva” (University Centre of preventive medicine) and has been developing for more than 15 years.