Digitalization of Mamograph





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Project Description

Region: South America

Country: Peru

Location: Lima

Total Budget: $50,000

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

In 2013 a mamograph was donated by Rotary Club Lima Sunrise to the policlinic built and managed by the Peruvian American Medical Society (PAMS), after an earthquake in 2007 hit hard the Ica region in Peru. Since then, the number of low income patients that attend this med center has increased considerably, as it offers various specialized treatments public hospitals do not have. This includes mamographies for the female population; but the mamograph is not digital and right now exams have to be sent to Lima for interpretation. Public hospitals have shown an interest in sending their large female population to the policlinic, but the 2 week process has been a deterrent. Patients in need of a mammography urgently have to travel to Lima. Management at the Polyclinic has already contacted suppliers who offer digital equipment compatible with the existing mamograph, has all the technical information and estimates. This equipment would be a complement to the mamograph previously donated.

Primary Host Partner

District: 4455

Rotary Club of: E-Club of Lima Colonial

Primary Contact: Rosanna Carlini

Email: rosannamaria357@gmail.com

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Need $33,334
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Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

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