AS WE ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF OUR VITAMIN A DAY CAMPAIGN, THIS BLOG IS A QUICK SNAPSHOT INTO THE ISSUE OF CHILD MALNOURISHMENT IN GUATEMALA. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THIS EFFORT, PLEASE CLICK BELOW TO DONATE! What is Malnourishment? Contrary to popular belief, malnourishment is not the same as starvation, theContinue reading Vitamin a Day Campaign: Highlight on Child Malnourishment
MALNUTRITION IS A SERIOUS PROBLEM FOR CHILDREN IN GUATEMALA, AND DAILY MULTIVITAMINS ARE ONE WAY TO HELP SUPPLEMENT NECESSARY NUTRIENTS THAT ARE MISSING FROM THE DIET, OR A LACK THEREOF. UNFORTUNATELY, ACCESS TO VITAMINS IN GUATEMALA IS VERY LIMITED DUE TO THE DRUG SHORTAGE. THIS CAMPAIGN SEEKS TO AID IN THE FIGHT AGAINST MALNUTRITION BYContinue reading Vitamin a Day Campaign
Welcome back! We have been talking in depth about the challenges Guatemalans face in terms of healthcare access and health outcomes due to the drug shortage. The last blog focused on some of the main reasons behind the shortage, and you can find it here. This week we are sharing our vision as an organizationContinue reading Facing a Giant: How HLH Works to Impact the Drug Shortage in Guatemala
Welcome! If you haven’t checked out our previous blog: Why the Guatemalan Health Crisis Deserves our Attention, go give it a read! Disclaimer: I do not pretend to be an expert on the intricacies of the Guatemalan political and social climate, the government policies or the legalities that surround the drug shortage, but I attemptContinue reading Looking Into the Guatemalan Drug Shortage: Why it Exists and Why it’s so Critical
I will never forget the feeling that tore through me, standing at the edge of a hospital bed at the Cobán Regional Hospital in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. In the bed, an infant child lay very still; too still for a toddler who should have an abundance of energy coursing through her young body. Instead, theContinue reading Why The Guatemalan Health Crisis Deserves Our Attention
We are kicking off with a meet the team series so you can get to know us and understand what HLH means to us! Let’s get started! Introducing: Our President and Founder Azeria Telesford Hi! My name is Azeria and I am the founder of Hearing the Little Heartbeats. I am a second generation Caribbean-Canadian,Continue reading Meet the Team: Azeria
Our blog has three segments: Battle, Advocate, Lead. These embody our main focuses as we aim to provide useful insights, information and inspiration for those seeking to go out and effect change. Battle The Battle section of the blog follows our nonprofit work at HLH as we strive to increase accessibility to medications and supplies for clinics inContinue reading Welcome to the HLH Blog!