Summary of our operations during 2017

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February 8, 2018

CHILD HEALTH PROMOTION


868 children, ages newborn-5 years, were monitored for age-appropriate growth

51 children were identified with growth problems/malnutrition & their parents received intensive counseling on good nutrition/hygiene practices & other needed assistance

52% of children identified with growth problems/malnutrition showed improvement in growth during the year

 

MULTIPLYING LIGHT

157 young people participated in either an 8 session workshop to learn about prevention of sexually transmitted infection/HIV and dynamics of healthy relationships OR to learn about Heart Health (Mi Corazon, Mi Vida).

107 young people graduated from these programs with 100% attendance & passing a test.

For the Heart Health curriculum, the average pre-test score (before classes) was 56 and the average post-test score (after completing classes) was 81.  An average improvement of 25 points was observed from pre-test scores to post-test scores.

 

 

 

HYPERTENSION CLINICS

1,222 people were evaluated during hypertension clinics performed in 2017. 873 people received their treatment for blood pressure in these clinics.

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