Project HOPE’s programs in the Americas address the most pressing health problems in the region, including maternal and neonatal mortality, diabetes, natural disasters, and health emergencies.
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HOPE in Action in Puerto Rico
The American citizens of Puerto Rico were dealt a devastating blow when Hurricane Maria pummeled the island last week, smashing its infrastructure and leaving millions of people short of food and reliable supplies of drinking water.
Puerto Rico Health Crisis Is Getting Worse
The health crisis caused by Hurricane Maria is mounting by the hour. Massive flooding will cause the number of water related illnesses to spike quickly and there are patients with chronic diseases which have been exacerbated by the situation and their diseases are now becoming acute.
Elderly Stroke Survivor Finally Get’s Medical Support
An elderly man who struggled with high blood pressure and recently suffered a stroke is finally getting medical attention after being unable to see his doctor for a month in a small coastal town.
Medical Supplies Running Short, Health Crisis Growing
Sanjay Gupta reports from Puerto Rico. “We are starting to see some private organizations come in today, Project HOPE for example…”