#GLOBALHEALTHCORNER: Spotlight On Medical Outreach Programs

Medical outreaches (also known as health outreach programs) are programs that involve mobilized health workers who provide various health services to either a population or health workers within that population. These outreaches usually take place in countries/locations that aren’t native to the mobilized health workers. The outreaches mostly serve populations that have limited access toContinue reading #GLOBALHEALTHCORNER: Spotlight On Medical Outreach Programs

#GLOBALHEALTHCORNER: vaccinations and Their Role In Breaking the MALNUTRITION-Infectious Disease Cycle

According to the World Health Organization, “Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients” (2019). The most common form of malnutrition is under-nutrition and it is commonly seen in children. It is characterized by the occurrence of stunting (low height for age), wasting (low weight for height), lowContinue reading #GLOBALHEALTHCORNER: vaccinations and Their Role In Breaking the MALNUTRITION-Infectious Disease Cycle

#Global Health Corner: The Effects of Malnutrition on Child Mortality in Guatemala

On December 10 of 1948, the general assembly of the United Nations stated in article three of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that, “Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and security of person” (UN,1948). According to this declaration, every individual should be able to live to their full potential without struggle and withContinue reading #Global Health Corner: The Effects of Malnutrition on Child Mortality in Guatemala

2020: The Year of Growth

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to the beginning of a brand new decade! We are so excited for 2020 and we plan to make this year a milestone year for Hearing the Little Heartbeats. Just like everyone else we will be upholding the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. Our theme for this yearContinue reading 2020: The Year of Growth

The Caduceus and Jaded Aid

According to the Oxford dictionary, the Caduceus ( kuh·doo·see·uhs) is an ancient Greek herald’s wand with typically one or two serpents twined around it. It was believed to be carried by the messenger god, Hermes, but it also has biblical origins that date back to the time of Moses and the Israelites as they wanderedContinue reading The Caduceus and Jaded Aid