HEALTH CARE ACCESS:
Santa Librada is located within the Darién province, 25 kilometers past Metetí and 26 kilometers before Yaviza, the end of the Pan-American Highway. The nearest health center is an under-staffed health post in Canglón, a neighboring community which also provides services to other neighboring communities. The nearest functioning health center is about 45 minutes away in Metetí. There, nurses and doctors are available in the morning, and medications are usually available. It is costly and inconvenient to travel to the health center. The most common seen illnesses are muscular pain, parasites, and the common cold.