Category Archives: Health

Mayflower Medical Outreach offers help to hearing impaired patients in Quezalguaque

Mayflower Medical Outreach, the University of Nebraska at Lincoln School of Audiology and Brookline-Quezalguaque Sister City Project in coordination with Nicaragua’s National Reconciliation and Unification Government, through the Ministry of Health in the municipality of Quezalguaque offered audiology services to … Continue reading

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Summer Team in Quezalguaque

Carol Piñeiro and Kea van der Ziel arrived in Quezalguaque with the students on Saturday, May 14th.   The student under Carol Piñeiro’s oversight will be working in the library, English language classes and possibly in the computer classes. Dr. … Continue reading

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Summer Public Health Project/Childhood Malnutrition

As an outgrowth of concerns about malnutrition raised by health officials in Quezalguaque, we began preliminary planning with local health officials and  with UNAN medical school in nearby Leon on a project to look at problems of malnutrition and of … Continue reading

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Update on Zika Virus & Aedes Mosquito

Zika Virus There have been 3 confirmed cases of Zika in Quezalguaque and there is a widespread educational campaign underway. We attended an educational forum being offered to pregnant women. Approx. 50 women were in attendance and it happened to … Continue reading

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