Breaking the Barriers

May 05, 2015

Part 6 of our compelling 6 part series.

Listless and sleepy, the three week old baby is making mother anxious. At the follow up clinic it’s low weight is also concerning physicians.

Three weeks old and weighing only 2.8 kgs the baby is too light. There are other concerns: the child is listless and feeding erratically. In remote Norteno, Panama ‘follow-up’ clinics are crucial in improving healthcare. Hand-carried ultrasound brings immediate diagnosis to this anxious mother’s child.

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