United Nations High-Level Meeting to End tuberculosis
Medical IMPACT, among other several NGOs from all over the world including Medecins Sans Frontiers (Doctors Without Borders), International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent and the Coalition of the Americas against Tuberculosis took a stand among High Level members of the United Nations and the World Health Organization to provide insight on Tuberculosis as a Global threat that should be addressed through multi-sector approaches that involve innovation, research, funding as well as preventive and diagnostic campaigns where needed and stimulate governmental support for this cause.
Medical IMPACT took a stand in front of the Mexican Senate
On May 17, 2018, Medical IMPACT participated in the "Forum of Scientific Diplomacy, making a national and international policy in science, technology and innovation: challenges and perspectives" that was carried out in the Senate of the Republic with the intention of analyze the initiative to reform the Science and Technology Law. The forum brought together academics, members of public institutions, science associations, international cooperation organizations and NGOs.
The participation of Dr. Giorgio Franyuti, Executive Director of Medical IMPACT, took place at the Public Health debate table, where the importance of caring for marginalized communities and the way to follow in the fight against Tuberculosis and drug resistance as a public health problem.
4th World Congress on Public Health, Epidemiology & Nutrition in Osaka, Japan.
During May, 2018, th World Congress on Public Health Epidemiology and Nutrition was held in Jappan, where Medical IMPACT, through Dr. Alexia S. Rivera, as representative, showed the preliminary results of a multisectorial research protocol that was done in Ghana, Africa with the objective of detecting and screening specific populations under high risk of having malaria, a study conducted by the NGO founder, Giorgio Franyuti.
Follow Up Medical Brigades to San Andres Hueyacatitla, Puebla and Jojutla, Morelos
Alongside CUS, another NGO, the team provided specialized medical attention, psycology and dentistry services to the community for free.
Medical IMPACT continues its support for these communities every 2 months, bringing rehabilitation consultation, nutrition and free medicines to the community, and didactic activities were carried out with the
children of the community through illustrations of the official mascot of the Organization.
The Guatemalan intervention
Alongside a multidisciplinary team of 12 specialists and healthcare professionals, humanitarian aid was provided to more tahn 1500 people in Esquintla, Guatemala for the benefit of the local people living under harsch conditions.