Videosurgery For All





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Project Description

Region: South America

Country: Brazil

Location: Rio Claro

Total Budget: $47,746

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

This project aims the acquisition of equipment for performing surgeries on patients assisted by SUS Public Unified Health System of the Brazilian Ministry of Health, through the vidiocirurgia system (laparoscopy) that will be donated to Brotherhood of Santa Casa de Mercy of Rio Claro, responsible for attending the population of approximately 230,000 inhabitants of the region of Rio Claro and improving the updated infrastructure of the health of the community. The institution is of great reputation and credibility at the community. From the acquisition of equipment, the user population of the SUS System will be undergoing surgery for "closed" system, with the immediate benefit and fast recovery and postoperative pain reduction and the consequent reduction of the time of patients in the surgery center. The statement was the equipment was by the network to Institute of Combat Cancer of Rio Claro, which has its assisted met in the area of Oncology at Santa Casa and who are affected by the lack of such equipment. The equipment will use in the areas of Orthopedics/Traumatology, Urology, Gastroenterology, Pediatric Surgery also Oncology. The equipment will be owned and maintained by the Santa Casa.

Primary Host Partner

District: 4590

Rotary Club of: Rio Claro

Primary Contact: Nilson Nicoletti

Email: n.nicoletti@terra.com.br

Primary International Partner

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Project Status

Need $20,398
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Project listed for the 2018-19 Rotary Year.

The TRF Grant application number is #19854.

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Rio Claro (4590)





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