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
This video was produced by TulaSalud in Guatemala. It’s in Spanish only, but the general story will be accessible to non-speakers.
The video shows the sophistication, independence and leadership we strive to foster in TulaSalud.
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.
- Strengthen self health care, reproductive health and nutrition.
- Promote self-esteem, confidence, decision-making, health and personal development.
From the itdUPM website: “The Technology Innovation Center for Human Development at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (itdUPM) develops technological innovations that have contributed to meeting the basic needs of some of the poorest communities in Africa and Latin America, such as access to water and energy, sustainable management … Continue reading
This year we have seen a growing financial crisis in Guatemala, which has threatened the TulaSalud program in the department of Alta Verapaz. We are pleased to report that as of December 5, the worst of the crisis seems to have been averted, at least for now.
The fiscal crisis … Continue reading
The Tula Foundation got started in Central America in 2003 working with the Centre for Nursing Studies (CNS) in St. John’s Newfoundland on a project entitled “Promoting Primary Health Care in Central America”. Although we have ended up focusing on Guatemala, in the first five years of the project we … Continue reading
Over the last decade our TulaSalud program has trained 1333 nurses and put them to work in rural, remote, indigenous communities in Guatemala from our education center in Cobán.
We take our education program into communities and work with the Ministry of Health to strengthen the public health system.
Sam Harrison, law student at the Environmental Law Centre, University of Victoria, spoke at the recent Hakai Research Exachange. Here is the abstract of his presentation:
Diseases originating on fish farms have the potential to spread to wild salmon and cause catastrophic damage to coastal ecosystems. In partnership with the Wuikinuxv … Continue reading
Starting in 2013, TulaSalud worked with the malaria sub-program of the Guatemalan Ministry of Health to implement a pilot project to streamline malaria diagnosis and treatment. Funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Tula Foundation.
Here is one of the brochures that was designed … Continue reading