- September 12, 2019
The Jacinto Convit World Organization (JCWO), is a U.S. nonprofit and nongovernmental organization incorporated in 2014, that contributes primarily to important areas of public health, such as cancer and endemic infectious diseases in developing countries with poor health conditions. JCWO is named after Dr. Jacinto Convit, a Venezuelan and world renowned physician, scientist, and humanist who impacted millions worldwide with his medical studies and interventions along his lengthy career of more than 70 years. Together with its sister organization Fundación Jacinto Convit located in Venezuela, promote the life, philosophy and work of Dr. Convit through specialized programs and international projects. Our main objective is to support health services that help the most underprivileged communities, and develop treatments that are accessible for the mass population.