Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, sponsors a free health fair for residents of the district of Yarabamba in Peru and surrounding communities.

November 22, 2016

Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde recently hosted a health fair for residents of the district of Yarabamba in Peru and surrounding communities. Attendees of the health fair were provided with information on a variety of preventive care topics.

The Cerro Verde Mining Company partnered with the Municipal District of Yarabamba, the Ministry of Health, the Municipal Children and Adolescent Defenders (DEMUNA) and The Business Service Center (CESEM). Medical specialists such as pediatricians, geriatricians, gynecologists and dentists were available to provide preventive medical services and information.

Medical care was free and attendees received information on nutrition, family planning, cancer and other disease prevention, addiction recovery, obesity and other topics. There were handwashing demonstrations for children and information available regarding the rights and protections available to children and adolescents.

To learn more about how Cerro Verde supports the communities near its operations, please see fcx.com. Please see the 2015 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts.

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