Domestic violence prevention program in Robledal, El Paraiso and Isiquí - August 2017

Submitted by admin on Thu, 08/31/2017 - 10:43

Once a month the Domestic Violence Prevention Program visits the Robledal, El Paraiso and Isiquí community to give educational talks to children from the local primary schools. In August 2017 the talks were about gender, gender violence and prevention of sexual abuse.

Domestic violence prevention program in Casa Materna "Luz y Vida" - August 2017

Submitted by admin on Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:42

On August 24th, 2017 the Domestic Violence Prevention Program visited Estelí's "Casa Materna Luz y Vida" to give a talk about "Sex, sexuality, gender and gender violence" to 18 women. Casa Materna is a temporary hostel caring for expectant mothers, especially from rural areas.

 

Fluoride varnish program - August 2017

Submitted by admin on Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:07

Every three months Dr. Michelle Henshaw from the Boston University "Henry M. Goldman" School of Dental Medicine visits various preschools in Estelí to apply fluoride varnish on children's teeth and to train local teachers in applying the fluoride varnish.

Once a year Dr. Corinna Culler joins Dr. Michelle Henhaw to evaluate the effect of the fluoride varnish on children's teeth.