Introducing: Our Social Media Director Hello everyone! My name is Giba Sadio Barrie, I am a recent graduate with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Psychology, and I am currently working as an Employment Facilitator for a Calgary non-profit organization. Although I do enjoy working in the non-profit sector, I wish to eventuallyContinue reading MEET THE TEAM: SADIO

GET TO KNOW Grenada!

THIS WEEK WE WANT TO INTRODUCE YOU TO GRENADA AND SHARE A GLIMPSE OF HER HISTORY AND CULTURE. The beautiful island of Grenada is a sovereign state located in the West Indies. It neighbors the countries of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. With an estimated population of 112,572 people, itContinue reading GET TO KNOW Grenada!

Welcome to WHEF!

Welcome back to the blog everyone, we have missed you dearly! Over the last few months, we have been really busy working on something new and exciting. For our first 3 years, our organization has worked with Impact Ministries, coming alongside them in their work in local Guatemalan communities, attempting to combat the drug shortageContinue reading Welcome to WHEF!

#GLOBALHEALTHCORNER: Spotlight On Medical Outreach Programs

Medical outreaches (also known as health outreach programs) are programs that involve mobilized health workers who provide various health services to either a population or health workers within that population. These outreaches usually take place in countries/locations that aren’t native to the mobilized health workers. The outreaches mostly serve populations that have limited access toContinue reading #GLOBALHEALTHCORNER: Spotlight On Medical Outreach Programs

#GLOBALHEALTHCORNER: vaccinations and Their Role In Breaking the MALNUTRITION-Infectious Disease Cycle

According to the World Health Organization, “Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients” (2019). The most common form of malnutrition is under-nutrition and it is commonly seen in children. It is characterized by the occurrence of stunting (low height for age), wasting (low weight for height), lowContinue reading #GLOBALHEALTHCORNER: vaccinations and Their Role In Breaking the MALNUTRITION-Infectious Disease Cycle

#Global Health Corner: The Effects of Malnutrition on Child Mortality in Guatemala

On December 10 of 1948, the general assembly of the United Nations stated in article three of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that, “Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and security of person” (UN,1948). According to this declaration, every individual should be able to live to their full potential without struggle and withContinue reading #Global Health Corner: The Effects of Malnutrition on Child Mortality in Guatemala

2020: The Year of Growth

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to the beginning of a brand new decade! We are so excited for 2020 and we plan to make this year a milestone year for Hearing the Little Heartbeats. Just like everyone else we will be upholding the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. Our theme for this yearContinue reading 2020: The Year of Growth