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We’ve experienced many different challenges: shortages of medicine, volunteers eating expired food, only cold showers.
Problems with lactation, lack of sleep, children’s illnesses are the problems nursing mothers from all over the world face. However, the women, who live in regions with limited resources, are having an especially hard time with it. We share a story of one of our patients for you to understand how women from Chinandega, Nicaragua cope with those difficulties.
It is not just words: optimal breastfeeding is vital to the lifelong good health and well-being of women and children.
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Timotheo is 45 years old. For the last 30 years, every morning he goes to work in the field, because vegetables and corn can’t grow themselves. What you grow is what you put on the table later. This is how most locals in our village live.
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“Now we don’t have to choose between medications and healthy food”
Take a virtual tour of our clinics in Guatemala and Nicaragua, and spend a day with our volunteers. Mornings start at 6 or 7 am depending on the schedule for the day. Volunteers on breakfast duty get up earlier, while those responsible for washing the dishes have an opportunity to get some more sleep. For…
Treating diseases is a major part of our work at Health & Help. They can be contagious or non-communicable, fully treatable or chronic. Here are some of the most common illnesses our patients experience: Diabetes – When left untreated, this illness causes high blood sugar, and later cardiovascular, kidney, and eye problems. Over 8% of…
The reality of life in Guatemala, as in many developing countries, is that many women are kept in the dark about reproductive health, family planning, and contraceptives. Both sex education and abortion are prohibited by law in Guatemala, and in the machismo culture, women’s rights in general can be severely restricted. In 2022, the Guatemalan…