PALM COMPANY OCHO SUR PROVIDES EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE SUPPORT TO LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITIES IN COMMUNITIES IN UCAYALI, PERU
People affected by the flu epidemic, mainly children, were treated quickly and received their medication free of charge.
— Michael Spoor – CEO
PUCALLPA, UCAYALI, PERU, Jan. 21, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — PALM COMPANY OCHO SUR PROVIDES EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE SUPPORT TO LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITIES IN COMMUNITIES IN NUEVA REQUENA, PERU
In response to the emergency appeal issued by the authorities of the communities of the district of Nueva Requena, due to the rapid increase in influenza cases in remote communities, the regional government of Ucayali, through its regional health directorate (Diresa), provided immediate medical attention with assistance and logistical support from Ocho Sur.
On this occasion, doctors and nurses assessed the state of health, in particular Covid-19 and the flu, of children and adults in the communities of Shambo Porvenir and Caribe; as well as the indigenous community of Santa Clara de Uchunya. People affected by the flu epidemic, mainly children, were treated and received their medication free of charge. During this visit, no case of Covid-19 was detected.
It is important to underline that the immediate response of GORE Ucayali to the call of the local authorities, was carried out within the framework of the agreement signed between Diresa and the palm oil company Ocho Sur, which provided the logistical support respective for doctors and nurses to arrive quickly in these areas and provide appropriate care to patients.
After the conclusion of this global health campaign, Bruno Tangoa (head of Shambo Porvenir) and Carlín Tocto Quispe (municipal agent of Caribe) expressed their gratitude for the timely medical attention.
Likewise, James Lozano (Lieutenant Governor), Alex Soria (Health Promoter) and Lino Arévalo (City Officer) from the Santa Clara de Uchunya Indigenous Community expressed their appreciation and gratitude to Diresa and Ocho Sur for their work. for their residents.
Additionally, Michael Spoor, CEO of Ocho Sur, expressed satisfaction with his company’s social responsibility activities, benefiting people in nearby communities, all of which are part of the company’s impact work on the environment. improving health, education and infrastructure. for the thousands of its poorest neighbors “These are our ethical values in action. Many affected people – especially children – were treated in time. Health is a human right for all,” he noted.
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Ocho Sur is a leading business group dedicated to the sustainable production of palm products and derivatives in Ucayali, Peru. Founded in 2016, Ocho Sur is committed to responsible agricultural and industrial activity that protects the environment, people and promotes inclusive economic development.
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