Poorest of the Poor: Keeping Hondurans nourished proves a challenge for CAMO team

SANTA ROSA DE COPAN, HONDURAS — Alex is being released today from Hospital de Occidente. But right now, he’s lying on a bed in the men’s surgical ward, where 22 beds sometimes are filled with 30 patients or more, some two per single bed. They come for a variety of reasons, everything appendicitis to pancreatitis, from burns to car accidents to gunshot wounds. And for more than a dozen years this ward — with no air conditioning and just one common bathroom — has been tended to by head nurse Doris Ramirez…

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