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  • La Clinica del Barrio La Clinica del Barrio

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(40.7984,-73.9332)
 

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Mission Statement

To extend Equally to all New Yorkers, regardless of their ability to pay, comprehensive health services of the highest quality in an atmosphere of humane care, dignity and respect:

To promote and protect, as both innovator and advocate, the health, welfare and safety of the people of the City of New York; To join with other health workers and with communities in a partnership which will enable each of our institutions to promote and protect health in its fullest sense--the total physical, mental and social well being of the people.

Description

La Clinca del Barrio is a full service medical clinic. It is affiliated with the Metropolitan Hospital. The clinic serves the primary care needs, including peadiatrac for the under served in Spanish Harlem. The clinic serves a wide range of ethnic minorities, the largest of these being the Latin American population.

The clinic has been operating for ten years. Currently the medical staff are trying to expand the scope of the clinic to encourage more community involvement and broadan it's goals for comunity health. Including its promotion of litracy. and treatment of chronic diseases such as diabeates, asthma and hypertention which are endemic to this area.

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http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/html/community/childhealth.shtml

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