Monthly Archives: February 2013

Un Cuento de Dos Pueblos

28 Feb 2013 High in the mountains, where the air is brisk and cold, lie the two most faraway communities that we visit.  The Pop Wuj mobile clinic comes to Xeabaj and Pujujil once every two months.  Always one right … Continue reading

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Clinic- Don Agosto

13 Feb 2013 In the highlands of Guatemala people are fiercely protective of their traditions.  Despite the more affordable prices of modern apparel, women continue to wear traditional clothes. The views on the street are a dance of colour.  Corte … Continue reading

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Isaias Asks for an Answer

7 Feb 2013 When one of our doctors noticed that Isaías’ heart murmur had gotten stronger he became one of Pop Wuj’s chronic patients.  Because of his family’s limited means, for specialty cardiology care his mother Gloria was instructed to … Continue reading

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Clinic- Laraí

1 Feb 2013 Laraí, a soft-spoken elderly woman with silver hair, waited for us in the patient room as we stepped outside get gloves.  Drew and I were seeing patients together that day, a rare treat for medical students in … Continue reading

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