In the News
Our work breaking down barriers to family planning for indigenous women in rural Guatemala is one of the 15 winning submissions in a WHO contest highlighting stories about implementing and scaling up high impact practices.
April 20, 2021
Guatemala is a place of contrasts, with high rates of both malnutrition and obesity. This article features our research on adolescents, obesity, and diet. (In Spanish)
March 8, 2021
Nutrition program manager Karyn Choy and ED Anne Kraemer share our multi-pronged approach for working with families long-term to help curb child malnutrition and its lifelong consequences in this BBC Radio Interview. This piece, focused on the UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger, is part of Project 17, an ongoing BBC series on achieving the 17 SDGs told through the perspective of 17-year-olds.
Rotary clubs and Maya Health Alliance partner to reduce child malnutrition in rural Guatemala, adding home gardents to the multi-pronged approach to ensuring that young children have access to a healthy, diverse selection of foods.
Maya Health Alliance | Wuqu’ Kawoq and partners work to deliver accessible information about the coronavirus across communities in rural Guatemala.
June 1, 2020
Wuqu’ Kawoq is looping in translators on telemedicine phone calls with doctors and producing Covid podcasts in Mayan languages to air on local radio.
May 31, 2020
Maya Health Alliance | Wuqu’ Kawoq supplies personal protective equipment to return health care workers from the University of San Carlos to their rural posts
May 7, 2020
The Connected GuateVida telemedicine project was one of seven selected from more than 240 submitted for the government’s challenge for projects addressing COVID-19.
April 16, 2020
Maya Health Alliance|Wuqu’ Kawoq’s efforts targeting cervical cancer are featured in New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof’s alternative holiday gift guide.
November 30, 2019
Maya Health Alliance | Wuqu’ Kawoq nutrition programs are the focus of Sabores Unidos, an annual fundraising dinner organized by AmCham and United Way Guatemala.
October 17, 2019
Maya Health Alliance | Wuqu’ Kawoq participates in the Conéctate Guate, a consortium that seeks to map existing initiatives to reduce chronic malnutrition rates in Guatemala and identify gaps and opportunities for collaboration.
October 6, 2019
Dr. Peter Rohloff of Maya Health Alliance | Wuqu’ Kawoq speaks to the effects of chronic malnutrition at a conversation with the candidates for the Vice Presidency presented by United Way.
July 26, 2019
Maya Health Alliance participates in political forum on the future of Guatemala’s early childhood programs
July 20, 2019
MSNBC features our maternal health program, which equips indigenous midwives with training and smartphone apps to detect and treat problems before and during childbirth.
September 4, 2017