Payamédicos: Healing with laughter in Buenos Aires

Clown paramedics at Hospital Posadas, watching their patient being interviewed

By Chloe Xu and Sijing Yang Medill Reports In the heart of Buenos Aires, the Hospital Posadas becomes a canvas of vibrant colors, harmonious melodies and infectious laughter, breaking through the silence of a February night. Amid this scene, a program known as Payamédicos — a combination of “clown” and “doctor” in Spanish — is revolutionizing […]