The term "vulnerable populations" is used by health professionals to refer to people who are hard-to-reach and, therefore, tend to have greater unmet health needs. In Bolivia, one of the most vulnerable populations is homeless children who are living on the streets. A UNICEF report published in...Read more
The term "vulnerable populations" is used by health professionals to refer to people who are hard-to-reach and, therefore, tend to have greater unmet health needs. In Bolivia, one of the most vulnerable populations is homeless children who are living on the streets. A UNICEF report published in...Read more
Through its mobile health units, our local partner—CIES—works to ensure all women, men, and young people living in remote areas of Bolivia are able to receive the sexual and reproductive health services they want, need, and deserve. Watch this video to learn more about the health care needs of...Read more
In a ruling that marks a significant step forward for women’s rights in the region, Bolivia’s highest court, the Plurinational Constitutional Court, issued a decision ending the requirement for judicial authorization for women seeking legal abortion in Bolivia. “This court ruling represents an...Read more
In a ruling that marks a significant step forward for women’s rights in the region, Bolivia’s highest court, the Plurinational Constitutional Court, issued a decision ending the requirement for judicial authorization for women seeking legal abortion in Bolivia. “This court ruling represents an...Read more
Young people between the ages of 10 and 24 account for more than a third of the Bolivian population. The issues related to their sexual and reproductive health are staggering: • Every hour in Bolivia, three teenagers get pregnant. • One in five Bolivian youth are unaware of any contraceptive method...Read more
Young people between the ages of 10 and 24 account for more than a third of the Bolivian population. The issues related to their sexual and reproductive health are staggering: • Every hour in Bolivia, three teenagers get pregnant. • One in five Bolivian youth are unaware of any contraceptive method...Read more
The Mobile Health Unit team consists of a nurse, doctor, educator, and driver who work three weeks straight, visiting a different community each day. In Zudáñez, Bolivia, the team packs a vehicle with a stretcher, an oxygen tank, intravenous kits, a ready supply of contraception, and dozens of...Read more
The Mobile Health Unit team consists of a nurse, doctor, educator, and driver who work three weeks straight, visiting a different community each day. In Zudáñez, Bolivia, the team packs a vehicle with a stretcher, an oxygen tank, intravenous kits, a ready supply of contraception, and dozens of...Read more
In a region characterized by high rates of adolescent pregnancy and great income inequality, our services—which include contraception, gynecological consultations, and cervical cancer screenings and prevention—are more essential than ever. Our Mobile Health Unit initiative travel through remote...Read more