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Ecuador

  • By: Heather K. Michon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Ecuador is located on the northwestern edge of South America, with a coast on the Pacific Ocean. The famed Galapagos Island, part of Ecuadorian territory, lays 965 kilometers (600 miles) offshore. The country was a Spanish colonial possession until 1821 and ...

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