Fundación Probitas
 

Number 2. November-December 2016

 
 

Probitas and UNICEF organized an international workshop to update on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS in indigenous populations living in the Peruvian Amazon

From November 8 to 10, the "Workshop on Updating  the management of HIV / AIDS in indigenous populations living in remote and difficult access areas in the Peruvian Amazon" was held in the city of Tarapoto, Peru, with the participation of Local health workers working in these regions.

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Probitas foundation's School Meal Support Project in Catalonia, Murcia and Madrid

In the current context of one in three children under 16 years living below the poverty line, the Probitas Foundation, under the "Child Nutrition Support Program" (RAI), is supporting more than 15,000 children In Catalonia, Murcia and Madrid with a total investment of over 2.5 million euros.

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World Diabetes Day: Probitas Foundation supports an innovative project of UNRWA, which fights against the disease among Palestinian refugees in Jordan

The belief that infectious diseases cause more deaths at the global level that the non-communicable diseases, is completely wrong. The increase of non-communicable diseases (NCD) is a fact that keeps warning the organizations that are responsible for the global health. Data indicate that in 2012 the 68% of deaths in the world, around 38 million, were caused by these diseases, which are concentrated basically in four types: cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes.

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Probitas Brief

 
 
The Probitas Foundation holds a course on bacteriology for the medical staff from the Maternal

The Probitas Foundation holds a course on bacteriology for the medical staff from the Maternal & Child Health Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana

The medical staff of the Maternal & Child Health Hospital received for two weeks, from September 26th to October 7th, a theoretical and practical training in bacteriology focused on improving the diagnosis of the most prevalent infections using laboratory techniques that allow direct diagnosis of the causative agent. The course was conducted by two clinical microbiologists of the Microbiology Department of the University Hospital Vall d'Hebron (MD-HUCH), Drs. Mateu Espasa and Daniel Romero.

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The Public Health Agency of Catalonia grants the secondary award at community level of the PAAS awards to the Child Nutrition Support Program (RAI) of the Probitas Foundation

The Public Health Agency of Catalonia grants the secondary award at community level of the PAAS awards to the Child Nutrition Support Program (RAI) of the Probitas Foundation

Last Monday 14th of November, The Public Health Agency of the Generalitat de Catalunya celebrated the presentation of the PAAS (Comprehensive Plan for the promotion of health through physical activity and healthy meals). The Public Health Agency grants the secondary award at community level for its program RAI (Child Nutrition Support Program).

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Experts call for new approaches in mental, physical and social health care among mental health professionals treating with children and adolescent

Experts call for new approaches in mental, physical and social health care among mental health professionals treating with children and adolescent

The Probitas Foundation and the Víctor Grífols and Lucas Foundation held a debate on the impact of the economic crisis on the mental health of children and adolescents last 21st of November.

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For second year, the Probitas Foundation opens its Annual Call for Grants for Development Cooperation Projects in the Health Sector

For second year, the Probitas Foundation opens its Annual Call for Grants for Development Cooperation Projects in the Health Sector

The Probitas Foundation, in addition to launching its own projects and in collaboration with other entities that share the same objectives and values, has decided to allocate part of its budget to grant aid projects aimed to improve access to health care for the benefit of the vulnerable populations of the planet.

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Probitas Foundation Supports WPF School Meals in Lebanon

Probitas Foundation Supports WPF School Meals in Lebanon

WFP and the Probitas Foundation are supporting more than 550 children in Lebanon schools, bringing them school meals that improve their nutritional status and reducing truancy. This new alliance assists the communities that are living as refugees in Lebanese territory since long time ago.

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The Healthy Habits workshops from the RAI- Afternoon Snacks project begin in the child support centers of Catalonia

The Healthy Habits workshops from the RAI- Afternoon Snacks project begin in the child support centers of Catalonia

During the school year 2016-2017 the Probitas Foundation will carry out several trainings focused on healthy habits in the child support centers where the Foundation collaborates thought its RAI program. These trainings are targeted on nutrition for children, youth and families.

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Other News

Cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis raise in Latin America

Cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis raise in Latin America

More than 600,000 people contracted cutaneous leishmaniasis in Latin America between 2001 and 2011, an increase of 30% during this period which makes visible the need to strengthen epidemiological surveillance systems. The Probitas Foundation supports a WHO project that seeks to reduce cases of this disease in Guatemala. If you want to know more continue reading...

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Food and health, just in one click

Food and health, just in one click

There are apps for everything, for absolutely everything. And this means, of course, that we can also find health and food apps for the family environment. But how can we make a good choice? "Creatures" the education and breeding section of the newspaper Ara proposes to us a selection of applications that has been elaborated with rigor. These apps are thought for those people who always think "I have to go to the nutritionist someday" but they never have time to do it.

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