Caretakers of handicapped individuals receive training by the MIES

The Ministry of Social and Economic Inclusion (MIES) and the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) are collaborating to bring special training and assistance to the beneficiaries (or relatives of the beneficiaries) of the Joaquin Gallegos Lara grant program. This program provides a cash grant to the caretaker or family of an individual who has disabilities or is currently in a terminal illness condition. “I have been part of the club created by these entities, where I have learned about first aid, palliative care, nutrition, hygiene, health, sexual and reproductive health, among other things,” said Ximena Siguenza, a caretaker for a…

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