Beccah's Adventures: Training on the Respiratory System

Peten Health and the Community Health Workers welcome Beccah to El Naranjo for six weeks during May and June. Beccah has a strong background in non-profit administration and health education. To our great good fortune, she also turns out to be an insightful observer and talented photographer. We’ve compiled excerpts from her Facebook posts here, so you can see through her eyes how the training classes are taught and what life is like in Peten. Beccah arrived in Peten on May 16, 2018. Tomorrow we start a one-week training for 22 new Community Health Workers. The class is about the respiratory system, so that they can learn to diagnose and treat things like coughs/colds, bronchitis, asthma,

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