Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala

by Wuqu' Kawoq
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Fight Rising Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala
Sep 27, 2022

Why We Need to Act Now on Hunger in Guatemala

The team from University of Cincinnati
The team from University of Cincinnati

Over the last seven years, we have benefitted from a wonderful partnership with the University of Cincinnati Medical School, which sends medical residents in the global health program to join our team five times a year. This allows us to reliably expand our capacity to care for more patients and gives patients the consistent care they need with doctors who are familiar with their medical concerns and understand the conditions they face in their communities and homes.

In this short video, team leader Dr. Christy O'Dea and Dr. Julie Lavey offer their perspectives on Guatemala's growing child malnutrition crisis.

Dr. Lavey notes that when it comes to malnutrition, the first two years of life are the most critical for setting children on a path to healthy, productive lives. She explains that this window is closing for many children born during the Covid pandemic: "We're missing an entire generation of kids if we're not able to provide for them right away."

You can help! With your support, our team can intensify nutrition services and add more supplements to help children in rural Guatemala recover from acute and chronic malnutrition during this challenging time.

We greatly appreciate your partnership!

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Wuqu' Kawoq

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