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.
Project HOPE in Americas
What's New in Americas
Puerto Rico Will Rise Again, But for Now It Needs Electricity and Water
Boston Medical Center psychiatrist Lisa Fortuna discusses recent medical mission to Puerto Rico with Project HOPE.
BMC doc distributes meds to Puerto Ricans reeling from hurricane
Boston Medical Center psychiatrist and Puerto Rico native Dr. Lisa Fortuna recently returned from a two-week trip to the island with Project HOPE, where she hand-delivered medication and provided counseling to residents. She described the devastation still plaguing Puerto Rico to Boston Herald’s chief medical columnist Lindsay Kalter.
Scotiabank supports campaign saving newborns developed by Project HOPE
ScotiaBank has supported the campaign Saving the Newborn that has been implemented by Project HOPE since 2016, which seeks to impact the lives of thousands of newborns in the Dominican Republic.
HOPE’s Remote Medical Units Fill in the Cracks of a Recovering Health System
Project HOPE is reaching out with remote medical units in coordination with municipalities and Puerto Rico's Department of Health, to target and assist the isolated, indigent, and vulnerable populations.
Limited Clean Water Supplies Pose Unfamiliar Health Risks in Puerto Rico
As Project HOPE medical volunteers continue to bring needed care to people living in still hard to reach locations, a newly implemented WASH program is helping to ensure long-term health for Puerto Ricans learning how to live in a changed environment after the massive storm.