The Importance Of Community Health and Community-Led Initiatives

This week, we are going to briefly talk about community-led initiatives and the important role that they play in community health. For the last little while, we have explored the evolution of Guatemala’s healthcare system and the historical contexts that led to the marginalization and continuous poor health outcomes of her Indigenous people. The initialContinue reading The Importance Of Community Health and Community-Led Initiatives

HISTORY, A DETERMINANT OF HEALTH: A FOCUS ON INDIGENOUS GUATEMALA

Hi everybody, welcome to a new month! When we last met, we took a walk through Guatemala’s history and gained some insight into the prevailing historical events that led to the initial marginalization of her Indigenous people. We learned that indigenous Guatemala (most of whom are Mayan) began facing marginalization and oppression after the nationContinue reading HISTORY, A DETERMINANT OF HEALTH: A FOCUS ON INDIGENOUS GUATEMALA