Provides one month’s salary for a teacher who trains doctors and nurses at AHD's hospitals.


Supports one month’s training for a physician resident who serves 600 patients each month of his/her 3-year program. Residents become physician teachers after graduation.


Covers the cost of a childbirth for a low income mother and care for her newborn.


Operates HH’s medical simulation lab for resident training purposes.


Provides an ER visit for a patient in Santo Domingo, typically living on less than $4/day.

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Spring News 2024

55-year-old Marta has chronic kidney disease related to diabetes and hypertension. She has received hemodialysis a few times a week for the past year but missed a week of dialysis. Short of breath, she went to one of Ecuador’s public health centers outside of the small, coastal town of Quevedo.

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