Karla Pop Molina. Karla was born in Cobán, Alta Verapaz. Her family speaks Queq’chi, so she learned it as a child. She studied accounting and at the College of Social and Legal Sciences. In the course of those studies she did an internship in a health institution and after that worked … Continue reading
Related to Kawok, the community mobile health (mHealth) platform developed by TulaSalud, 2015 was a successful and busy year!
- Kawok was included in the primary health care strategy adopted by … Continue reading
The following announcement was posted July 8, 2015, on the website of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) in response to their call for proposals for Mother, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH). We take this award as a wonderful vote of support for Tula and our partners at TulaSalud … Continue reading
We are thrilled to see the work of TulaSalud published in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. The first author is Andrés Martínez-Fernández of King Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain. Other authors include TulaSalud/DASAV colleagues Drs. Chen and Díaz, and TulaSalud Executive Director Isobel Lobos. Read online here: TulaSalud: … Continue reading
The X’beil li Kawilal means “path to health” in the Q’eqchi’ language. The program focuses on adolescent and young women in indigenous rural communities in the department of Alta Verapaz in Guatemala. The program now reaches roughly 6000 young women in over 200 rural communities.
In each community by two female … Continue reading
Santiago Quim is a community health facilitator in the community of Santa Elen Secacao, municipality of Senahú, department of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala.
Santiago recognized an emergency that required intervention: his patient was experiencing prolonged labor, and she had the risk factor of multiple previous births. It took an hour and … Continue reading
Ingrid Lorena Santiago
Traveling Nurse Practitioner, Fundameno Prestadora health services.
[Translated and edited from the Spanish original Ingrid Lorena Santiago.]
I currently work as a traveling nurse, and cover the jurisdiction of San Cristóbal Quixal, which comprises approximately 23 communities, where I attend the needs of providing health services, prenatal … Continue reading