Cotacahi Health Chapters

Notes & News


Announcement from Mary Grover - February 2017

Many of you know that I have retired from the medical interpretation business. However, the expats of Cotacachi are in luck because Suzy Prenger is available for hire. Not only does she have years of experience as a medical interpreter in the US...




Having a Stroke in Ecuador - Mary Grover - November 03, 2016

IS ANYONE EXPECTING TO HAVE A STROKE WHILE LIVING IN COTACACHI? Didn't think so! Me neither! :-). But... some of us will. There was a great article in El Commercio today about how strokes are treated in Ecuador. There are two types of strokes...one is caused by a bleeding vessel in the brain and the other type is caused by a blood clot in the brain. The type caused by a clot can be treated very effectively...




Cotacachi Health Chapters Presentation - August 06, 2016

Cotacachi Health Chapters invites you to join us on Saturday, August 6th at 10:30 AM for a presentation about Hogar de Ancianos "Santa Luisa de Marillac". This non-profit foundation provides residential nursing home services in Ibarra and has been in operation for more than 15 years...




First Aid, CPR and AED (defibrillator) Class - Email - June 13 and July 1, 2016

This coming July 11, 2016 join the First Aid, CPR and AED (defibrillator) Class.




Article: Health care and health insurance in Ecuador

The following article is an informative read on health care and health insurance in Ecuador written by David Morrill and Greg Medeiros from Cuenca High Life

Health care and health insurance options for Ecuador expats...




Voting Results for Earthquake Relief Donation Proposal - Email - April 27, 2016

Fellow CHC Members,

We are pleased to announce the results of the member vote on CHC's proposal to donate $500 for earthquake disaster relief. A majority cast votes, with 95% voting in favor of the proposal.

CHC will make the donation to the Ecuador Earthquake Relief Fund managed by...




FB Post by Mary Grover - February 2016

HEADS UP! This is going to be a very long WTF rant that needs to be made. Please take the time to read and process all of the information!

As I write this, there is another medical emergency unfolding... involving an expat who lives alone, who is not a member of a health chapter and who has a limited number of friends. This individual has had a stroke sometime in the...



Not a member yet? Read more about the benefits or sign up right away.