Enabling Access to Quality Care in Peru
Over half of all Peruvians live in poverty. In large urban areas, many poor Peruvians struggle to get the health care they need at affordable prices. Por ti, Familia a small chain of health centers has committed to address this gap by providing up to 270,000 of Perus urban poor with access to affordable, high-quality health care by 2015.
Por ti, Familia will open 100 new health centers around Lima that will provide low-income customers with primary health services, pediatric care, gynecological care and preventive oncology as well as on-site laboratory testing, medical imaging diagnostics and a pharmacy for fees that are up to 67 percent less than private hospitals and equivalent to the fees charged at public hospitals.
In May 2009, Por ti, Familia officially launched its first clinical hub and spoke health center. Today, there are three clinics and health centers and over 20,000 registered patients.