Category: Healthcare

Two Common Hope staff members travel to Chile to participate in International School on Popular Education in Health

Dr. Walter Estrada and Patty Ramírez joined other community leaders and advocates from around the world in Santiago and Concepción, Chile for the 10th Annual International School on Popular Education in Health. Popularly known as Escuela, the International School hosted an [...]

2019-02-25T20:43:13+00:00February 25th, 2019|Guatemala News, Healthcare|0 Comments

Social workers partner with Clinic on preventative health care training

This month the Antigua Health Clinic partnered with the Social Work Program on a two-day preventative health care training. Learning about and practicing preventative health care is one of the best ways to prevent diseases from developing or becoming a [...]

2018-01-10T15:47:33+00:00July 26th, 2017|Healthcare, Supporters In Action|0 Comments

CHANGEMAKER Splashes Blessings Onto Others

Bernie and Lori Borschke were excited, overjoyed, and proud to learn their student, Marco, whom they had been sponsoring for four years was graduating this year. The Borschkes were unable to make the trip to Guatemala to see Marco graduate in [...]

2018-01-10T16:03:09+00:00November 21st, 2016|Healthcare, Sponsorship, Supporters In Action|0 Comments

Young man with neurological disorder receives specialized care, stays in school

Jose Israel is 13 years old and was born with Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome, a neurological disorder caused by tissue attachments that limit the movement of the spinal cord. When Jose was 4 months old he received an operation to [...]

2018-01-10T16:15:52+00:00February 17th, 2016|Healthcare, Success Stories|0 Comments

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 9th is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and this year the United Nations selected the theme, “Ensuring indigenous peoples’ health and well-being” to highlight the issue of indigenous peoples’ access to health care services, which remains a critical challenge [...]

2018-01-10T16:24:56+00:00August 9th, 2015|Healthcare|0 Comments