The GROW team meets Melecio, the president of ASPAT, in person for the first time.
Melecio shows off the ASPAT x GlobeMed polos we brought with us.
TB patients and their friends and family participate in an educational session about TB prevention.
One of the participants presents his answers, with assistance from Judy from ASPAT.
Fish with Omega 3 – part of the nutritional baskets handed out to TB patients.
A doctor working in the TB section of the clinic.
Melecio poses with a doctor and a promotora, or health promoter.
TB medication that patients must be observed taking every day.
A map of Callao with cases of TB and drug-resistant TB marked.
A laboratory technician.
Clinic workers attend an information session about TB in order to learn more about the disease.
Children in the clinic waiting room.
Two ladies from the Peruvian Ministry of Health came to the ASPAT offices to give us a presentation on TB statistics.
Judy and her family made us a beautiful lunch!
Bobby the dog likes to hang around the ASPAT office.
Sebastian, Judy's son.
A member of the ASPAT team with Liz Gaston, GlobeMed External Co-President 2010-2011.
Melecio, Sebastian, and Bobby.
ADRA Peru offices. ADRA is the humanitarian arm of the Seventh Day Adventist church.
Presentation on TB measures, including modular housing. Modular housing units create a separate, well-ventilated space for TB patients to recover while preventing further spread to their family members.