An Alliance for Mental Health Published: 10 May 2023

In the second of his series of mental health blog posts, Amazon Hope Medical Programme (PMEAP) Project Coordinator Román Rodriguez talks about the Alliance for the Amazon Against COVID-19 with USAID Peru and Peruvian NGO CEDRO, looking at the achievements of this collaboration.

BLOG 2: The Alliance

The Amazon Hope Medical Programme of Peru (PMEAP) has provided health services in many river basins of the Peruvian Amazon since 2002. In…

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The Birth of a Mental Health Programme in the Amazon Published: 20 Apr 2023

The following is the first in a series of blog posts written by Amazon Hope Medical Programme Project Coordinator Román Rodriguez. Over the coming months, he'll be writing about different aspects of the groundbreaking mental health component, and this week, he's talking about the crucial role that two young Peruvian psychologists played in setting up the mental health programme during COVID-19.

BLOG 1: The Beginning 

The Amazon Hope Medical Programme…

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New Medical Records System for the Amazon Hope Programme Published: 20 Mar 2023


During the recent Stakeholders conference, we received a very encouraging update about the progress that has been made on the new Electronic Medical Record system (EMR) which has been installed in the MV Forth Hope in Peru. Initial reports from the medical team have been very positive about how easy it is to use and the benefits that it is…

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A record year for the Amazon Hope Programme! Published: 06 Dec 2022

A record year for the Amazon Hope Programme!

Congratulations to the Amazon Hope team on their amazing achievement of providing 192,687 consultations during 2022, which is the highest ever annual total in the programme’s 21-year history!

During the month of November, the programme also passed the 2 million consultations total since the services began!

The success of the programme has, once again, been down to the incredible dedication and…

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A record year for the Amazon Hope Programme! Published: 06 Dec 2022

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Welcome to Vivian Onyeneke Published: 27 Oct 2022

We are delighted to welcome a new member of staff to Vine Trust, Vivian Onyeneke.

Vivian has joined as key member of the Admin team at the office in Edinburgh, supporting the ongoing development of our partnership programmes and volunteers expeditions.

Welcome, Vivian!

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