Jasu Montero, in the intensive care unit of the Luis Vernaza hospital

Singer Jasu Montero remains in the intensive care unit of the Luis Vernaza hospital of Guayaquil, since the night of December 11, a week after the domestic accident that caused injuries in 50% of her body. The singer was initially assisted in the Kennedy Clini...

President Correa revisits IESS hospital in Guayaquil

President Rafael Correa revisited on Tuesday, February 24 the Social Security Hospital Teodoro Maldonado Carbo, with the aim to assess the measures taken since the declaration of emergency of the medical center on last January 21. Correa looked over so the urgent actions required...

Hospital of IESS is declared in emergency

The chairman of the board of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS for its Spanish acronym), Victor Hugo Villacrés, announced the morning of January 21 the declaration of emergency of the hospital Teodoro Maldonado Carbo, of Guayaquil. According to Villacrés, the...
Nuns visit hospitalised oeople since 400 years

Nuns visit hospitalized people since 400 years

The Sisters of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul Community, has visited the sick in the hospital Luis Vernaza, of the Junta de Beneficencia de Guayaquil, for over 400 years. They are five sisters, nurse practitioners (some retired), carrying the spiritual medicine...

Red Noses Foundation Brings Joy to Hospitals

After being committed to a hospital due to miastenia gravis sickness and waiting for more than two months at a hospital, Raquel Rodriguez Rivera founded and organization free of charges called “Red Noses.” “Been near death gave me a new perspective of life, you begin to enjoy...
Independent physicians will work alongside IESS

Independent Physicians will Work Alongside IESS

The Ecuadorian Social Security Institute (IESS) wants to strengthen primary health attention and building a new system to book appointments. To do this, the IESS will count with the cooperation of physicians who practice their profession freely. According to Ramiro Gonzalez,...