We believe that parents’ education on development and nutrition, through community health talks and one to one consultations, aimed at explaining the vital importance of the early years, is the key to proper development.
Laboratory, Pharmacy and Medical Clinic (1991 – present)
The lab, pharmacy and medical clinic are open 5 mornings a week. The personnel consists of a doctor and lab technician, both from outside the community, and a local nurse. The consultation with the doctor costs Q 25.00 (approx. US$3.00). Some medicines are donated to us and others we buy from local pharmaceutical companies. We always sell the medicines at the lowest price possible so they will be affordable for the community.
UPAVIM acknowledges the generosity of the Rotary Clubs from Paso Robles, Paso Robles-Sunrise and Atascadero, California, Carrie Kemp, Charlie Watts and her husband, First United Methodist Church of Downers Grove, Illinois for their donations and donations of medical supplies!