From the Field: Ecuador

  • Transition to the Amazon basin: My role as Timmy MBC in Napo Province

    By: August Longino, Medical Brigade Coordinator (Tena, Ecuador) I recently arrived in the small tropical city of Tena, capital of…

  • Overcoming Logistical Barriers to Health

    By Alana Gilman Former Medical Brigade Coordinator Timmy Global Health met Victor on the January DePauw brigade to Tena, Ecuador. He…

  • Updates on Timmy’s newest location in the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin-Tena, Ecuador

      The clinic pharmacy at a community, 10 de Agosto, in the Napo Province.  Not exactly your local Walgreen’s but…

  • A Timmy Patient from Tena, Ecuador Struggles Through a Long Recovery

    Frank and his wife, Nelly, after admission to the Tierra Nueva hospital. Frank Heredia is not your typical Timmy Global Health patient.…

  • New Job

    Starting a new job always has challenges. During orientation, one must learn the unit, the medications, coworkers, the flow of…

  • Saludos de Quito

    Saludos de Quito! My name is Emily McHugh, and I am a new graduate of Purdue University. During my time…

  • How does Timmy choose its communities?

    Despite the widespread poverty in much of Ecuador, choosing the communities in which we work is a more complicated task…

  • Timmy and CAMTA Come Together to Help a Single Mother in Need

    Sonia Bustillos an hour before her surgery. Another non-profit presence in Ecuador for the last decade has been CAMTA (Canadian…

  • Inauguration of Hospital Padre Carollo “Un Canto a La Vida”

    On October 1st, Timmy Global Health was proud to join our partner organization, Fundación Tierra Nueva, in celebrating the inauguration of its…