All ILAC programs are made possible because of the work of the "Cooperadores de Salud", men and women selected by their own rural communities to receive ongoing health care training and education at the ILAC Center. Over 200 Cooperadores have been trained by ILAC to serve in 189 rural communities. Cooperadores are integral links to the local campos during the Summer Program. They are also responsible for screening patients for the various ILAC medical programs. The Cooperadores Program represents a permanent commitment to health care and education in the Dominican Republic.
For more information regarding this program, please call the ILAC Office at (402)280-3179 or 1-800-343-3645.