The Spirit of Tulita

  • December 9, 2016
The Spirit Of Tulita

By Dr. Nubia Huete Gertrude Mendez Ruiz is a well-known character in Boaco, Nicaragua, where those who know her remember her as a happy young woman who went everywhere with her father, who was a traditional dancer. When she was…

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We Love Our Supporters! Meet Cisela …

  • October 24, 2016
We Love Our Supporters! Meet Cisela …

  This month, Clinica Verde supporter Cisela Wildes turns 80. Born in 1936 and raised in Sweden, she spent most of her adult years living in the U.S. before retiring in 2009. Then, she met an Englishman, and decided to…

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Introducing Our New Intern …

  • October 13, 2016
Introducing Our New Intern …

We'd like to introduce you to our new awesome intern, Gabrielle Dennis. Gabrielle is originally from Banning, California, but her family has lived in Australia since 2005. She's a senior Health Communication major, Pre-Dentistry and Honors student at Pacific Union College…

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The Clinica Verde Culture: Staff Lunches

  • September 9, 2016
The Clinica Verde Culture: Staff Lunches

  By Mary Elizabeth Flores, Program Director at Clinica Verde As part of its model of compassionate care, Clinica Verde covers staff lunches for its entire team - and it's a great experience for everyone. It allows us to get together…

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Healthcare Recidivism in Boaco

  • August 19, 2016
Healthcare Recidivism In Boaco

A Brief Overview of the Relationship between Public and Private Healthcare in Boaco, Nicaragua: Results from the Field Special Thanks: Clinica Verde (Boaco, Nicaragua) Kellogg Institute of International Studies (Notre Dame, IN, USA) Investigator: Daniel J Olivieri, PI University of…

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Ownership, Medicine and Trust at Clinica Verde

  • July 5, 2016
Ownership, Medicine And Trust At Clinica Verde

By Daniel Olivieri “The real question now,” an old Cuban doctor told me, “is looking at what happens when it [universal healthcare] doesn’t work.” We had just completed 15 interviews in Habana Vieja, when I decided I wanted to work in…

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