NO MORE DEATHS OF DOCTORS FOR LACK OF PPE IN EL SALVADOR
SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR
MARCH 2021 | 53 PORTRAITS
The impact of the pandemic this year has exposed the inadequacy of our systems, especially the healthcare El Salvador currently suffers one of the highest mortality rates in the world for healthcare providers and front line workers due to lack of adequate Personal Protective Equipment, (PPE). As of August 30th, 53 doctors and 153 health professionals have died in El Salvador.
In partnership with CARECEN LA, Centro Romero in Chicago, and Salvadoran committees in Washington DC, Virginia, Houston, and the San Francisco Bay Area, the SHARE Foundation is working with Pro Vida in El Salvador to deliver PPE kits to doctors and to pressure the government to provide PPE to doctors and first-line respondents.