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Peru: EsSalud villages in Moquegua, Ilo receive first COVID-19 patients

48 hours after starting operations, the new Social Health Insurance System (EsSalud) Villages located in the cities of Moquegua and Ilo admitted their first 20 COVID-19 patients, who already receive specialized care from medical personnel to overcome the disease, as well as medications and constant monitoring until they are fully recovered.

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Bamboo, an effective ally to mitigate climate change in Peru

The Peruvian Amazon Research Institute (IIAP) —with the support of the National Council for Science and Technological Innovation (Concytec) and the World Bank— develops a technological package for clonal propagation (vegetative reproduction) and the establishment of plantations —of three native bamboo species— for carbon capture and industrialization purposes in order to contribute to the conservation and care of the environment.

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