Guatemala: opening of two echocardiography laboratories

In November 2014, Chiquita and the International Medical Outreach (IMO) program, a partnership between Carolinas HealthCare System and the Heineman Foundation of Charlotte, celebrated the opening of two echocardiography laboratories in regional hospitals in Zacapa and Quiché, in Guatemala. The IMO program donated echocardiography (echo) machines to the two hospitals and helped train technicians to operate the machines and to work with cardiologists to identify patients with heart ailments. The

10 Year Anniversary of the “Nogal Project”

We started our work in our Nogal project 10 years ago, when Chiquita and the famous Swiss retailer Migros agreed to become partners in our first biodiversity partnership. This year we could look back on much fruitful collaboration: The German’s government’s GTZ (now GIZ) joined as new partners a year later, and so did the UK’s IPL in 2011. Neighbours and local farmers, the local and national Costa Rican authorities, NGOs