Archive For Anne Kraemer-Diaz

Why we Give to Maya Health Alliance

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Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with some of our incredible Maya Health Allies, Jim and Linda Farley, from Texas. They have been generous team members and I wanted to understand why their hearts were called to our work in Guatemala. Here is what Linda and Jim had…

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New Publication: Implications of Gender on Child Nutrition

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Check out our newest publication by our research team! “Implications of gender and household roles in Indigenous Maya communities in Guatemala for child nutrition interventions” in the International Journal of Indigenous Health. By: Heather Wehr, Anita Chary, Meghan Farley Webb, and Peter Rohloff ABSTRACT: Guatemala’s Indigenous Maya population…

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Why I Volunteer with Maya Health: Forging Bonds

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Initially, I wanted to volunteer with Wuqu’ Kawoq – Maya Health Alliance because I desired more experience working in global health before I started a residency program, and I had heard great things about Wuqu’ Kawoq at my medical school. Before collaborating with Wuqu’ Kawoq, I’d been working on…

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Guatemala Patients Dying in Racist Practice?

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Our organization and our medical director, Dr. Peter Rohloff, are featured in an article by Fern Remedi-Brown in the Guardian Liberty Voice. Guatemala’s health system is complex and fraught with inequity, and recent evidence shows that indigenous patients are dying unnecessarily – even being turned away as part of a…

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