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Bringing Back Smiles : Tzu Chi's Medical Missions in Ecuador | 4:08

Relieving Pain in Portoviejo

January 14, 2019



“I was feeling like a hospital—full of everyone’s pains. My back pain was taking over, and just now, those needles were magic.” – Luzmila Macías. After doctors and Tzu Chi volunteers provided medical outreach to 1,358 individuals in Canoa, Ecuador, they made their next stop to the city of Portoviejo. Watch our latest Tzu Chi News video to see how medical professionals from various fields united to provide care and heartfelt compassion to locals.


Director: Héctor Muniente
Director of Photography: Jaime Puerta
Editor: Jaime Puerta, Héctor Muniente
Post-production Editor: Tong Su
Producer: Ting Fan

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