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Shelter to improve quality of life of children with cancer coming from different provinces of Peru

Global Noncommunicable Diseases Intiatives

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The project is located in Pamplona Baja Place, District of San Juan de Miraflores, Province of Lima, Department of Lima, Peru. The project intends, through the construction of a shelter with rooms and services that allow families of children suffering from cancer overnight while receiving care at the Hospital de Neoplasias and in this way, improve the quality of life of children with cancer (in their different phases of evolution), in a situation of poverty and residing in provinces outside Lima. The approach of this project corresponds to a first stage, in which to build: 30 double rooms for the child and their companion, common bathrooms -men and women, Dining room for 32 people, Kitchen, Bakery, Primary health care center (3 main rooms), Recreation area-multi-sport field, 3 teaching environments at least, 2 administrative environments and reception space. The construction contemplates to use materials and quality finishes, as well as the initial equipment of beds, mattresses, cabinets, tables and chairs and different equipment for other environments. The space of primary medical attention is contemplated to open to the population in general, as well as the classrooms of education for children of 3-5 years. General objective: contribute to improve the conditions of stay of children with cancer and relatives. Overall effect: improve the quality of life of sick children with cancer, from the different provinces of Peru. Results: enabled the shelter for sick children with cancer; implemented the areas of attention, production and assistance; an administrative committee of the shelter is constituted. Direct beneficiaries: 150 people (60 M / 90H). The evaluator wishes to state that the number of direct beneficiaries will be significantly higher, taking into account the capacity of the shelter and the different services it will offer, throughout the useful life of the infrastructure. Indirect beneficiaries: the community in general. Duration of the project: 12 months. The grant is requested for the entire 12-month period.. This project was identified by RTI International for their own research purposes and some fields do not align with The GO Map categories. End dates were estimated as one year after the start date. The Project Type "Research, Clinical" may not accurately describe this project's focus but was used for all RTI International's Global Noncommunicable Diseases Initiative projects added in June 2018. Specialties were not analyzed. All project funding was valued in 2015 USD.

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