to the development of the Quichua society in general and to the
improvement of Quichua health in particular.
excellence in health research related to the study of the Quichuas’
health and medicine that could be of practical and direct benefit
to the patients.
in the design and development of primary prevention programs targeting the physical and mental health needs of the
Quichuas and other First Nations of the Andes.
in the development of culturally sensitive and culturally adapted
health care programs.
the necessary medical and technological assistance to the First
Nations communities and organizations in their search for practical
solutions to their health problems.
the First Nations' control of their own health programs.
the results of research and experiences gained from the work with the
First Nations of the Andes.