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The Local Police of Totana will collaborate with the NGO "Health for Africa" ​​in the collection of reusable medical equipment


Allow collaboration in cooperation projects in the African continent

The Local Police of Totana will collaborate during the coming months in the collection of reusable medical equipment with the NGO "Health for Africa", a new international association that has been working since the middle of this year in the development and action of programs of promotion of the improvement of sanitary conditions in the African continent.

The Councilor for Citizen Security, Agustn Gonzalo Martnez, the Local Police Officer, Alfonso Canales, and corporal of this Body, Mara Hernndez Vivancos -driven of this project in Totana-, have presented this charity and solidarity campaign that will be managed local level through the aforementioned organization.

On behalf of the NGO, the general director and nurse, Mara Lago, the nephrologist Mara Quintanilla, and the lawyer Salomn Peretz have moved from Madrid to present this promotional campaign in Totana.

"Health for Africa" ​​is a non-profit organization that has been working since April 2017 in cooperation for health development in the African continent in order to face the limitations that public health systems have in this continent, through the development and action of programs for the improvement of sanitary conditions.

For this reason, they explained, they work in the health training of professionals as a tool to improve the quality of life of its inhabitants, stimulating the creation of deep-rooted and self-sustainable projects to encourage the quality and dignity of health care in an efficient, sustainable way and growing.

The promoters monitor the local health conditions, in health centers and hospitals that lack adequate health equipment, and contribute by training professionals and collecting reusable healthcare material to effective and dignified medical care for users. .

Programs to improve sanitary conditions are based on the reception and distribution of equipment and hospital furniture donated by health systems of developed countries, in this case, individuals, organizations, companies and health systems;

the training of health personnel and the optimization of basic health services through their medical missions.

The work that has been done, and with which the Local Police of Totana will actively collaborate, aims to contribute to the most vulnerable populations having access to health through cooperation actions that favor sustainable development processes and educational campaigns.

According to them, they do not collect money but develop campaigns through what they call a "chain of favors", which allow for the collection of health material and recruitment of volunteers in Spain, which they then materialize with medical brigades, supported at the level of logistical support. the rural areas of that continent, which started last September in Senegal.

This next year they want to carry out two medical brigades in other areas of Senegal and Morocco, as announced.

The Local Police of Totana will work until March 2018 in the collection of sanitary material that is no longer useful in Spanish homes but is reusable and very useful in these countries, such as wheelchairs, bicycles, crutches, toys and clothing, baby carriages, cribs, collars and other material of this nature that can be reused, which will be stored in the Civil Protection units - former Colegio "La Cruz" - and will be channeled through said NGO for said projects. Third World.

There was also an appeal to bicycle workshops in this town that want to collaborate in the repair or maintenance of second-hand or used bicycles, and that can be reused in these rural areas to facilitate the displacement of their inhabitants, given that they are a communication tool of first order in these places.

The citizens of Totana interested can contact to make the deposit of material or make any query about their donations through the phone 650-955524.

In principle, you must contact this contact to make a deposit of the donated material by means of a prior appointment, with the collaboration of local police agents.

The Local Police of Totana will collaborate with the NGO "Health for Africa" ​​in the collection of reusable medical equipment, Foto 1

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