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“They saved my legs thanks to the immediate medical attention I received”

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Carmen NarvaezFifty four year-old Carmen Narvaez struggled with disease that kept her secluded in bed, until, thanks to the Junta's intervention, she was looked after at the Luis Vernaza Hospital and now continues her treatment free of charge.

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“I am delighted that my son was born healthy in spite of the breast cancer I endured”

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Maria Jesus Maria Jesus Risco, of Peruvian nationality, has been living in Ecuador for over 10 years and been married for six. A year ago she received news that would change her life: she was pregnant with her first child and she had breast cancer. Thanks to the Junta de Beneficencia, her firstborn came out in fine health at the Enrique C. Sotomayor Maternity Hospital and her treatment continues, free of charge.

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“The treatment I am receiving to treat my illness is totally free”

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Miriam Ramirez

Miriam Ramirez, a native of the Libertad Canton in the Santa Elena province suffered a strange illness called purple microangiopathy thrombosis trombocitopenia that could only be diagnosed at the Luis Vernaza Hospital where she remains under treatment, receiving attention and free medicine.

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