Matt In Guatemala

This blog represents the personal experience of one MCH (Maternal and Child Health) Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Guatemala from 2015 to 2017. The opinions expressed here are neither those of the Peace Corps nor of the U.S. or Guatemalan Governments.

Category: Child and Maternal Health Issues in Guatemala

These posts are dedicated to describing child and maternal health issues that impact Guatemalans.

Wuku’ Kawoq Site Visit Part 2!

In this blog post I’ll continue describing my my visit to the NGO Wuqu’ Kawoq which is doing a lot…

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The Mountain Comes to the Health Post!

It’s the rainy season in my town! Or at least it should be, the last couple of days we’ve gotten…

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The Cuatro Demoras and Maternal Mortality in Guatemala

In this post I’m going to describe the “Cuatro Demoras” or the Four Delays in receiving adequate medical attention in…

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The ‘Experience’ Part of ERCA: Adult Education Peace Corps Style

This Monday I co-facilitated a health talk on the importance of washing one’s hands during key times during the day,…

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Malnutrition in Guatemala

One of the big focuses of Peace Corps Guatemala’s Maternal and Child Health Program is addressing Guatemala’s high chronic malnutrition…

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