On november 30th to December 4th, and as part of the Regional Program that APROQUEN promotes, thanks to the generous support of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI)we participated at the XIX Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) held in New Delhi, India.
This participation at the Congress it is an opportunity to share knowledges and to improve the attention to Burn patients, especially those in undeveloped countries.
During this Congress, APROQUEN has the honor to lead two main talks. One to expose the Educative model as part of the Regional Program in Attention, Rehabilitation, Training and Prevention of Burn Children in Central America, which empowers like-minded organizations to adopt the holistic burn care focus that APROQUEN promotes.
The second talk, APROQUEN showed the impact of the Burn Prevention Program, first one to be documented in Latin America, which its main objective is to be a reference for all countries in the region.
In these 27 years of work, APROQUEN has served thousand of children who suffer Burns and scars, but also those suffering Cleft and Lip Palate, serving around 500,000 health services, with 36,000 free surgeries. APROQUEN- Burn Unit, every year serves around 350 children victims of burns.