San Antonio de Oriente

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Engineering
  • Water
  • Business
  • Public Health

Overview

San Antonio de Oriente is located within the municipality of San Antonio de Oriente in the department of Francisco Morazán in central Honduras. Children in the community have access to primary school, or up to sixth grade. There is an existing water system in the community that connects approximately ninety percent of the homes; however, the water is not chlorinated prior to distribution and this must be done at the household level. Most of the community members work in agriculture or as day laborers. The top needs expressed by San Antonio de Oriente’s inhabitants during their initial communications with Global Brigades include in-home public health infrastructure, medications for the local health center, and improvements to the community’s water system.

Municipality: San Antonio de Oriente
Department: Francisco Morazán

Homes : 200
Population : 30
Water System : Yes
Community Bank : No
Electricity : Yes
Health Center : Yes
Community Health Workers : No
Homes with Latrines : 90%
Education : Up to 6th Grade
Distance from Lodging Facility : 1.2 hrs

Medical

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

HEALTH CARE ACCESS

There is no health center located in the community of San Antonio de Oriente. If community members need medical attention, they must walk five kilometers to the Centro Integral de Salud in El Jicarito.

Statistics included are from brigades indicated with an asterisk (*) in the brigade list.

120

Brigade Volunteers

1,848

Patient Consulations

244

PAP Smears Performed

48

Health Education Workshops

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS

The community of San Antonio de Oriente does not yet have Community Health Workers. Global Brigades Honduras’ Medical Program is working diligently to train volunteers as CHWs in its partner communities as part of the Holistic Model. San Antonio de Oriente will receive training as soon as possible to further support the health of its community members.

BRIGADE INFORMATION

Community members in San Antonio de Oriente attend Medical and Dental Brigade clinics hosted in the community’s school building. The various stations of the clinic are held in the school’s four classrooms. Doctors are able to spend an average of ten minutes with each patient. Each brigade sees an average of 462 patients. Each day of the brigade, an average of five to six educational charlas are facilitated with the clinic’s patients.

AVERAGE PATIENTS ATTENDED: 462
NEARBY COMMUNITIES: EL CHAGUITE, PEDREGAL, LA CIENEGA, EL ZAPOTE, EL JICARITO
BRIGADE SITE: SCHOOL BUILDING

MEDICAL/DENTAL BRIGADES IN SAN ANTONIO DE ORIENTE

Chapter Date # Of Volunteers Chapter Date # Of Volunteers
DeMoines University* March 2012 49 California State University, Bakersfield March 2012 13
Brown University* January 2013 17 West Virginia University March 2013 19
Pomona College June 2013 17 Peterborough Nursing Students* April 2014 19
University of Toronto* August 2014 35 University of New Brunswick & Vanderbuilt University February 2015 21

 

Dental

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

DENTAL CARE ACCESS

Working closely with the Medical Program, the Dental Program provides fillings, extractions, and fluoride treatments as a standard part of medical brigades. Most community members do not have regular access to dental care due to the lack of a dentist within a reasonable distance.

Statistics included are from brigades indicated with an asterisk (*) in the brigade list.

173

Patient Consultations

332

Fluoride Treatments

64

Fillings Performed

27

Dental Education Workshop

BRIGADE INFORMATION

Community members in San Antonio de Oriente attend Medical and Dental Brigade clinics hosted in the community’s school building. The various stations of the clinic are held in the school’s four classrooms. Doctors are able to spend an average of ten minutes with each patient. Each brigade sees an average of 462 patients. Each day of the brigade, an average of five to six educational charlas are facilitated with the clinic’s patients.

AVERAGE PATIENTS ATTENDED: 462
NEARBY COMMUNITIES: EL CHAGUITE, PEDREGAL, LA CIENEGA, EL ZAPOTE, EL JICARITO
BRIGADE SITE: SCHOOL BUILDING

MEDICAL/DENTAL BRIGADES IN SAN ANTONIO DE ORIENTE

Chapter Date # Of Volunteers Chapter Date # Of Volunteers
DeMoines University March 2012 49 California State University, Bakersfield* March 2012 13
Brown University* January 2013 17 West Virginia University March 2013 19
Pomona College* June 2013 17 Peterborough Nursing Students April 2014 19
University of Toronto August 2014 35 University of New Brunswick & Vanderbuilt University February 2015 21

 

Engineering

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in San Antonio de Oriente but has not yet begun with the Engineering Program. Now in the planning phase, the evaluation of the community’s existing water system and design of any necessary improvements will start as soon as feasible.

Water System : Yes
Type of System : N/A
Homes with Access to Water : 90%
Water Council : N/A

Water

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in San Antonio de Oriente but has not yet begun with the Water Program. Now in the planning phase, the implementation of any improvements to the community’s existing water system will follow the Engineering Program’s assessment and start as soon as feasible.

Water System : Yes
Type of System : N/A
Homes with Access to Water : 90%
Water Council : N/A

Business

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in San Antonio de Oriente but has not yet begun with the Business Program. Now in the planning phase, a community bank will be established as soon as feasible, followed by market studies and investment in an anchor business to provide additional capital.

Community Bank : No
Community Bank Members : N/A
Economic Activities : Agriculture and Day Labor
Existing Microenterprises : N/A

Public Health

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in San Antonio de Oriente but has not yet begun with the Public Health Program. Now in the planning phase, the financing, delivery, and installation of household health infrastructure products will start as soon as feasible.

Homes with Latrines : 90%
Homes with Eco-Stoves : N/A
Homes with Water FIlters : N/A
Common House Materials : N/A

Local Reference Points

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