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The doctor who cares for free to those who need it most

He is 91 years old and devotes his professional life to serving people with less resources. A real doctor without borders.

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Cristóbal Cardozo is a solidary doctor.   He is 91 years old and graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the National University of Cuyo when he was 50   . It's just that he was never sure he wanted to practice medicine or not. However, already received, he realized that that is his vocation. Although he worked as a teacher, and from that he retired, he has devoted his entire professional life to the foundation he heads: “Mother Teresa of Calcutta”.

The foundation is where the doctors' offices are. There attention is offered in   medical clinic, pediatrics, cardiology, ophthalmology, neurology and dentistry among the 25 working professionals.   Those patients who can pay for their care, do it, although with costs well below average. And those who can cope with a social fee also register and pay it. In this way,   Christopher can raise to pay the doctors who accompany him as well as afford the care provided to patients who cannot afford.  

This solidarity work of Cristóbal   started almost 30 years ago. It was in the 1990s when he noticed that a lot of people were running out of employment, also stopped having medical coverage   . Thus, he began to offer his services to all audiences.

Social function comes into action when a patient arrives desperate, with some emergency or need, but without any social work or prepaid   . Of all the people that are cared for, only 5% can't pay. And that is coped with the social quota.   In recent years the number of patients who arrive without social work or without resources has grown quite a lot.

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  Dr. Cardozo is married, lives with his 92-year-old wife and has 6 children   . They take turns when you have to review or give a new paint hand to the building where the offices and the foundation are. One of them is a doctor, and he works with him. There are also teachers and accountants within the succession line.

Publication Date: 20/05/2020

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