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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Fall Report From ASI-Yorito!!

The Support Committee and Firefighter Team of Fall 2013's ASI-Yorito!


"Certificate in Integral Health" was developed with volunteers who work with various local organizations in Yorito, Honduras. Working together, we have worked hard to emphasize the importance of contributing to the well-being of the people, especially those in need. 

The course takes place from September 27 to September 29. This systematic program was developed by The Executive Committee and Dr. Byron Morales over a period of three years. The workshop was directed by firefighters of Yoro, under the command of Lieutenant Vallejo. All was executed satisfactorily, and all went as planned. 

Workshop Development

President of the Support Committee Jovel Gonz├ílez, eloquently expressed words of welcome to all of the participants and introduced the team of firefighters. He briefly explained the purpose of the volunteer group and their intentions for being in Yoro, and concluded by inviting the volunteers to take advantage of the opportunity by asking questions. 

Jovel, on behalf of the Secretary of Health of Yoro, gave a brief review of general health concepts and the importance of these concepts to the lives of individuals, families, and society. He also highlighted the consequences that occur when the recommendations of health specialists are ignored.

He then ceded the floor to the firefighters, who touched upon topics related to first responders.


The firefighters employed a method called staggered rhythms. . They formed three working groups and in sequences, each subgroup took turns examining the first responder module. These themes included:

-Definition of First Responders

-How to react in an emergency and apply first response

-Bleeding and how to control it

-How to protect wounds 

-Breaks and fractures, and how to proceed

-Shock and how to help


Active participation of 98% of the participants during the first responder training. 14 volunteers from the local fire squad and "World Vision" experts joined us in the development of the workshop. 
Contribution by 40% in the contribution of quota agreed by the committee of L.30.00 support per

participant. Opening fire department to strengthen the subject of first aid developed long as workshop participants cover their fuel.


The material that was used for the development of the workshop support committee promised to print for given to each participant. The next date for the development of next module was agreed with Dr. Byron Morales that were subsequently communicated to participants as is being done at present.

The support committee to defray the cost of the next module will meet to plan and manage resources required to support the same and also the participants voluntarily provide the amount of L.30.00 per person.

 By: Fanny Aviles, Gloriayohana Gonzales, Melvin Lopez, & Yarela Velazquez

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