The purpose of the project is to be able to provide basic knowledge to medical students about sign language in order to maintain communication with people who have hearing impairment in case of a medical emergency or any other medical activity. With a 12 week duration course at the Medical Union in Uruguay and a test to measure the impact, participants got to learn the art of sign language.
Area of Activity
Patients’ Rights and Patient-Centred Medicine
to provide necessary tools in the practice of our professionals with minorities groups, and to know the reality of this group of people in the NMO.
Time frame of the Activity
April 2017 (12 weeks)
Medical Union in Uruguay
Not enrolled in any IFMSA Program.
Gastòn Cuestas – [email protected]