Archive For Anne Kraemer-Diaz

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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Success, Smiles, and a Saved Life

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Results that Matter,Results you can see! A beautiful success story! Impact is important yet difficult to measure, and it can be even more difficult to really see. We are thrilled to bring you Gustavo, a baby boy who is growing and thriving because of donors like you! In…

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Language Revitalization and Development Work

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Exciting New Publication from our team on Language Revitalization and Development Work! Listen to Kaqchikel Maya Spoken Here! An excerpt from the publication: The relationship between language revitalization and development work should now be obvious: the causes of language shift and endangerment are exactly the social, economic, and…

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That’s Why We are Here!

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Just now, as I walked out of the clinic in the Bocacosta to place more chairs for waiting patients, one of our long time patients, who suffered a horrible stroke, stopped me. She spoke to me in a soft voice…“Thank you all, so much for what you do….

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