How we are Supporting Access to Health Care in Rural Nicaragua
The rural areas of Nicaragua tend benefit last from the country’s development. While Nicaraguans are gaining improved access to care overall [world bank], there are still some corners of Nicaragua where people face considerable obstacles to access health care services.
We work in two rural communities and are taking a number of approaches to the problem. Aside from supporting local students to become health care professionals, the following are some of the things we are doing to support health care directly: