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During the Osorio Foundation’s 8 to 10 day medical missions to Caraz, doctors, nurses and other volunteers treat more than 1,500 patients. Individual doctors perform as many as 20 surgeries per day. Up to 250 surgeries are completed during each mission.
The Osorio Foundation has also expanded its humanitarian work in Caraz to include agricultural training and education, Women’s empowerment groups, educational classes for children and special events such as the Chocolatada Festival in December.
High in the Andes mountains, a baby in Caraz, Ancash, Peru breast feeds because her cleft lip was repaired. Children born with club feet are walking today because their feet were straightened. A mother welcomes her healthy newborn thanks to an emergency c-section. A father is back to work because he no longer has an infected gallbladder.
These are just four out of thousands of success stories made possible thanks to the multiple medical missions staffed by the many volunteers from the Osorio Foundation.
The Foundation was founded by Mesa physician Dr. Raul A. Osorio, a Caraz native; Dr. Osorio and his family have been leading medical missions to his native country since 1983. Now, his sons, Kenneth and Fredrick Osorio, who are also physicians, are continuing the family tradition of service.
Please tour our website and learn more about our important work for the people of the Peruvian Andes.
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The foundation was founded by Mesa physician Raul A. Osorio,M.D., a Caraz native; Dr. Osorio and his family have been leading medical missions to his native country since 1983.
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