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Programa de Asistencia Jurídica en Colombia

Programa de Asistencia Jurídica en Colombia

Factor-H ofrece un servicio de asistencia jurídica en Colombia, con el único objetivo de facilitar el acceso a los servicios, medicamentos e insumos que el Estado colombiano asegura a todos los pacientes afectados con la enfermedad de Huntington. El programa de Asistencia Legal para familias afectadas por la enfermedad de…
Donations of school supplies in Colombia - Kids program

Donations of school supplies in Colombia - Kids program

By Arnel Arroyo Díaz We celebrate another milestone in our mission to support the most vulnerable HD communities! We are proud to share that we have once again delivered school kits to families afflicted with Huntington’s disease in more than 10 municipalities on the Colombian Caribbean coast. This effort has…
Health campaign to support the HD community in Algarrobo, Colombia

Health campaign to support the HD community in Algarrobo, Colombia

The Health Day, conducted on September 26, 2023, was aimed at children and adolescents belonging to the EH community in Algarrobo in the department of Magdalena, as a collaboration between Factor-H, the University Metropolitana (Barranquilla), University Area Andina (Valledupar), Colegio el Carmen and GREMCAN S.A. (a Colombian occupational heath NGO).…
In Memoriam, Dilia Oviedo

In Memoriam, Dilia Oviedo

Dilia was born in San Martin of Loba, a municipality located north of the department of Cesar, Colombia. Her parents were Florentino and Ernestina. She met her husband, Valentin, who was also her cousin, at a dance when she was young, and they felt immediately in love. They had twelve…
Mayor of Juan de Acosta in Colombia meets Factor-H's president to discuss the availability of a space for HD patients and their community

Mayor of Juan de Acosta in Colombia meets Factor-H's president to discuss the availability of a space for HD patients and their community

On April 10, 2023, the President of Factor-H, Ignacio Muñoz-Sanjuan, and members of the management team in Colombia, met with Carlos Manuel Higgins Villanueva, mayor of Juan de Acosta, to discuss the management of a municipal space by Factor-H, which aims to serve as an operations center for the services…
2022HDLatam Conferences Day 2-C4: Vladimir Marcano

2022HDLatam Conferences Day 2-C4: Vladimir Marcano

(Conference below) From October 19 to 21, Factor-h organized in Barranquilla, Colombia, the 2022 Huntington Latin American Conference with the presence of 35 speakers, among them scientists, researchers, experts in different health fields, HD associations, patients, and families. In his conference on October 20h, Vladimir Marcano, a Venezuelan documentary photographer…
Farewell to Maria Antonia Infante Martínez

Farewell to Maria Antonia Infante Martínez

All of us at Factor-h are honoring the memory of Maria Antonia Infante Martínez, from Soledad, Barranquilla, who left us yesterday, January 18. Our thoughts are, more now than ever, with her family. Rest in peace.
Farewell to Alcides José Ariza Barraza

Farewell to Alcides José Ariza Barraza

Just a few hours of the pass away of Maria Antonia Infante Martínez from Puerto, Barranquilla, we got the news that a second member of our community, Alcides José Ariza Barraza, de Puerto Colombia, also in Barranquilla, has left us. We would like to let his family to know that…
Testimonial - Lawyer Brayan: "Thank you for bringing back the child that dwells within me."

Testimonial - Lawyer Brayan: "Thank you for bringing back the child that dwells within me."

I want to start by writing a little about myself and about whom, through these lines, speaks to you. My name is Brayan Hernández, a lawyer who is passionate about social work and the defense of human rights. A native of Tunja, Boyacá, in Colombia. Because of some labor decisions,…
2022HDLatam Conferences Day 1-C3: Selene Capodarca - Global Project Manager for Enroll-HD

2022HDLatam Conferences Day 1-C3: Selene Capodarca - Global Project Manager for Enroll-HD

From October 19 to 21, Factor-h organized in Barranquilla, Colombia, the 2022 Huntington Latin American Conference with the presence of 35 speakers, among them scientists, researchers, experts in different health fields, HD associations, patients, and families. In her conference on the 19th, Selene Capodarca, an associate of Factor-H and the Enroll-HD Global…
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