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Ophthalmology Health Brigades Start

Students from the California school of Optometry and volunteers of Médicos de las Américas began some health brigade consults along side Comandos de Salvamento within some marginalized communities of Nejapa, north of San Salvador.

This collaborative relationship has assisted in thousands of people obtain vision healthcare. Later this week other members from Médicos de las Américas will start health brigades throughout the country to assist geriatric, youth and children.

Along with free vision consults, Comandos pharmaceutical professionals will be on hand with family care providers to offer general health consultations.

A U.S. Opthamologist taking time on her vacation to coordinate care in solidarity with Comandos de Salvamento.

Students from the California Optometry School are in charge to check in patients.

 Free glasses are donated to patients after the initial vision consult.

Physician Eileen Howard putting a pair of glasses to good use.

A Comando health professional cultural liaison assists in healthcare support .

Students from the California school of Ophtamology do fundraising to get donated glasses to give out in El Salvador.

CDS at the Good Life Festival

CDS again participated in the Good Life festival that is offered in Quezaltepeque north of San Salvador of which 40 institutions participated and of which is promoted by the Salvadoran president Prof. Salvador Sánchez Cerén

Comandos de Salvamento pone a disposición los médicos y enfermeras para poder brindar asistencia a las personas que buscan una consulta por sus diversas enfermedades, ya que en dicho festival los medicamentos son completamente gratuitos.

CDS doctors, nurses were present to offer free health consults. Geriatric consults were of particular focus.

CDS will continue with their collaborative spirit in helping the community improve health care for all.