Healthcare for the Children

October 15, 2018

Little children from Nicaragua

We started the day meeting and collaborating with our UPOLI students, as well as a videographer from the university. We then headed to the barrio to spend the morning with our families.

Healthcare for Women from the Barrios

October 1, 2018

UPOLI Presentation

We rose earlier than usual this morning as we headed to CAESC, the small clinic owned and operated by UPOLI. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by the UPOLI staff, students, and some of the women from the barrios we have been serving. Every Tuesday, the women of the barrio have been able to obtain pap smears from the clinic workers here.

Women of the Barrio

August 20, 2018

Nicaragua Summer

We started another beautiful morning with breakfast at our hotel and then departed once again for UPOLI to meet with our students and their instructor Georgina. Today was the first time we presented one of our health education posters to some of the women of the barrio that we have been serving.

Personalized Health Assessments

June 20, 2018

Nicaragua Summer photo

We visited our families and used our personalized health assessment questions to gather as much information as possible. We took blood pressures, pulses and listened to their heart and lung sounds. The information gathered assisted us in developing our presentation topics that we would give to the members of the community next week.

UPOLI Community Health Assessments

May 31, 2018

Nicaragua Summer photo

Today, we met the local families who we will be completing health assessments on. We formed four groups of two and were paired with one UPOLI student. Esther, Eliette, Conys, and Joseling are all second-year nursing students. They help facilitate communication between us and our families. The four families we are working with are very diverse and present with different health challenges.

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