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El Salvador

Contact: President : Dr M. Cremer
Medical Director: Dr. Mauricio Maza

Tél : (212) 241-0733
The Mount Sinai Medical Center One Gustave, L. Levy Place, Box 1170 New York, NY 10029-6574
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Website: www.basichealth.org

To view a short video about Basic Health International’s work in El Salvador: http://www.youtube.com/BasicHealth

2010 DACC Award proposal

Basic Health International is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that collaborates with in-country partners to enhance the quality of women’s health care in Latin America, with goals to:
• Conduct region-specific research with a women health focus.
• Provide patient care through clinical delegations and community medical consults.
• Collaborate at a national and community level as technical advisors to help develop sustainable health care practices and policies.
• Train in-country generalist physicians and other healthcare professionals to provide gynecological care in rural areas.

MISSION
1. To eradicate cervical cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2. To improve women’s public health in Latin America and the Caribbean.

VISION: Eradicate Cervical Cancer in Latin Americaand the Caribbean.

GOALS
1. Provide training opportunities for local providers, medical students, graduate and undergraduate students in developing countries.
2. Conduct relevant, country specific research with a women's health focus.
3. Provide patient care in the form of delegations and community medical consults.
4. Collaborate at a national level to help develop sustainable health care policies.