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Community Radio activist pushes for community healthcare in Colombia

Residents of Puerto Conto, who fled their village arrive to the port of Quibdo, the capital of the the northwestern Choco state, in 2002. (AP Photo)

The poorest province in Colombia is called Choco province. The Ingigounous and Afro-Columbians communities that populate the area don't even have health care readily accissible. Alan Gomez, co-founder of Radio Populares, is taking steps to train community heath care providers in Choco. Radio Popularez is a global activism group which builds community radio stations in Latin America.

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