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ASHA-PAHO/WHO: Ecuador Project

Specific Objective: In Ecuador, ASHA provides technical assistance to the Ministry of Public Health to educate service providers on communication disorders.

Ecuador stakeholders

Stakeholders meeting in PAHO/Ecuador's offices

Country Updates

  • Presented at ASHA's 2021 Convention: Advocacy and Capacity Building for Global Equity: The ASHA-PAHO Collaboration in Ecuador [PDF]
  • Ad hoc committee ended on October 31, 2021.
  • Work plan for two years has been completed and goals were achieved.
  • Second round of train-the-trainer workshops on five different topics were conducted virtually in 2021.
  • First round of train-the-trainer workshops on five different topics were conducted virtually in 2020.
  • Ad hoc committee has been formed.
    • Brenda Gorman, Chair
    • Amanda Blackwell
    • Lisa Domby
    • Jose Centeno
    • Laura Froeschke
    • Eliane Schochat, IIB member and liaison
    • Lily Waterston, ex officio
  • A needs assessment trip to Quito, Ecuador was conducted in September 2019. A work plan was drafted jointly with local stakeholders.

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For more information, contact Lily Waterston, ASHA Director, International Programs at international@asha.org.

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