Rabies deaths taking toll on Achuar communities in Ecuador

Posted on December 3, 2011 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America Health, Latin America Indigenous Issues

In tarimiat Achuar communities, new and Wampuik Surik (header Huasaga parish), Taisha Canton, on the border with Peru, province of Morona Santiago, there is much pain and crying in the forest for the death of 9 members of these communities by human rabies, according to laboratory results.

The situation is dramatic, to say the least, since there is no ongoing medical care. No health sub-centers have are totally underserved medicine. Therefore, we can even say that health is not for everyone. Faced with this crisis, on behalf of the people of Taisha, especially Huasaga, demand that the national government through the MSP, the following: Read Article

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