Legal assistance program

Legal assistance program

The legal assistance program has been operating informally in Colombia and Venezuela for a few years. Recently, Factor-H decided to establish a more structured effort to reach more families and have more of an impact. In Colombia, Factor-H works with volunteer lawyer Carlos Enrique Diaz, who has been assisting families…
Article by Monica Roa - a lawyer working with Factor-H to protect the rights of the patients in Colombia

Article by Monica Roa - a lawyer working with Factor-H to protect the rights of the patients in Colombia

A couple of months ago, I met Monica Roa in Washington DC to discus whether we could team up to deal with the issues facing many of the Colombian families – the lack of institutional and government support, the refusal by many of the insurance companies (called EPS in Colombia)…