CabildoXLatAm: A space for digital participation in Latin America
(Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS)) In the face of the challenges that have emerged and been exacerbated by Covid-19 pandemic, collective responses by and for communities have emerged in Latin America. Therefore the research group Democratic Reconfigurations at IASS Potsdam will convene a Cabildo por America Latina (CabildoxLatAm), a participatory digital space to design collective responses to the pandemic. The event will bring together civil society actors, governments, communities and citizens from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Food Swamps Surrounding Schools in Three Areas of Guatemala
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - August 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and Predictors of High Blood Pressure Among Women of Reproductive Age and Children Aged 10 to 14 Years in Guatemala
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - July 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Ancient Maya reservoirs contained toxic pollution
(University of Cincinnati) Reservoirs in the heart of an ancient Maya city were so polluted with mercury and algae that the water likely was undrinkable. ?Researchers from the University of Cincinnati found toxic levels of pollution in two central reservoirs in Tikal, an ancient Maya city that dates back to the third century B.C. in what is now northern Guatemala. UC's findings suggest droughts in the ninth century likely contributed to the depopulation and eventual abandonment of the city. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 26, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence victimization and mental health among men who have sex with men living with HIV in Guatemala - Davis DA, Rock A, Santa Luce R, McNaughton-Reyes L, Barrington C.
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately affected by poor mental health compared to their heterosexual counterparts. One factor that may increase mental health problems among MSM is intimate partner violence (IPV) vic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Children in Out-of-Home Care: Lessons from the Pandemic
. Credit: Hope And Homes for Children. By Larisa AbrickajaLONDON, Jun 22 2020 (IPS) As the world continues to struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation in institutions like prisons or care homes has shown how quickly overcrowded facilities can become a breeding ground for an infectious disease. But what about other congregate facilities like residential institutions for children, such as orphanages? What risks do they face? And how should governments be responding during – and after – this pandemic? How has the pandemic affected orphanages? The Covid-19 pandemic has had one significant impact on so-ca...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Larisa Abrickaja Tags: Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

China Shuts Vast Beijing Market as It Hunts Coronavirus Cluster
The C.D.C. projects up to 140,000 deaths in the U.S. by early July. A bat expert navigates a political minefield. Dozens of members of the Guatemalan president ’s staff have tested positive. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

He was a Covid-19 patient. She cleaned his hospital room. Their unexpected bond saved his life
A former Air Force colonel and a housekeeper from Guatemala met in a hospital room in Florida. And unexpectedly, one began to heal the other. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meeting The Challenges Of Sharing Covid-19 Information In Rural Guatemala
"Like most of the world we were not prepared" (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Christine Ro, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Being a sex worker and migrant in times of trafficking: experiences from the Mexico (Chiapas)-Guatemala border - Macedo JVM.
This article examines the construction of a dominant narrative around human trafficking at Mexico ´s southern border, as articulated through the experiences of two specific actors: sex workers and the armed division of the State. Through ethnography and th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Second immigrant dies of COVID-19 while in ICE custody
Santiago Baten-Oxlag, of Guatemala, is the second known immigrant to die of coronavirus complications while detained by U.S. immigration authorities. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reported Coronavirus Cases Top 5 Million Worldwide
Guatemala ’s leader protested U.S. deportations of infected migrants, as China imposed a Wuhan-style lockdown in a region where cases have flared. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Reported Coronavirus Cases Top 5 Million Worldwide: Live Coverage
Guatemala ’s leader protested U.S. deportations of infected migrants, as China imposed a Wuhan-style lockdown in a region where cases have flared. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

How a Guatemalan girl ended up alone under guard in a hotel, waiting to be deported
One girl's case shows how Trump officials target migrant minors for deportation, lawyers scramble for their release and the kids live with the chaos. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Molly O'Toole Source Type: news

Coronavirus Leads to Nosedive in Remittances in Latin America
Remittances now account for an important portion of GDP in Latin America and the Caribbean and support millions of families, so the drop in this source of income is shaking the economies of many countries and deepening poverty in the region. CREDIT: World BankBy Humberto MárquezCARACAS, May 18 2020 (IPS) Remittances that support millions of households in Latin America and the Caribbean have plunged as family members lose jobs and income in their host countries, with entire families sliding back into poverty, as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis and global economic recession. The region will receive a projected...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Coronavirus COVID-19 ECLAC Source Type: news

Protecting Women ’s Reproductive Health During the Pandemic
Woman gives birth to healthy baby in …., Democratic Republic of the Congo, facilitated by the delivery that day of emergency reproductive health kits. Credit: UNFPABy Anand Grover and Ximena CasasMay 12 2020 (IPS) “When I was 13… I got pregnant from my older brother… He raped me starting when I was 11,” a girl from Guatemala told one of us in 2015. She was one of the 2 million girls under 15 worldwide who give birth each year, often due to sexual violence. The Covid-19 pandemic is putting girls like her at even greater risk. While lockdowns reduce the spread of Covid-19, they also drive a g...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anand Grover and Ximena Casas Tags: Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Population Source Type: news

Seeking sanctuary: violence against women in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala - Obinna DN.
This article identifies the way spaces of violence operate within gendered hierarchies in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. As migration accelerates, gender-related differences become evident. Strong push factors underlined by patriarchal power systems... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Virus fear turns deportees into pariahs at home in Guatemala
Migrants returning from the United States were once considered heroes in Guatemala, where the money they send back to their hometowns is a mainstay of the economy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

California's indigenous Mexicans and Guatemalans miss vital pandemic information due to language barriers
Activists who speak indigenous languages reach out to keep Mexican and Central American indigenous communities informed on the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Leila Miller Source Type: news

Guatemala says US testing deportees for virus before sending
Guatemala says a planeload of 89 Guatemalan deportees that arrived Thursday all tested negative for the coronavirus before boarding their flight from Texas (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Guatemala says 32 on deportation flight from U.S. infected with coronavirus
Thirty-two Guatemalan migrants on a deportation flight from the United States earlier this week have now tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Central American nation's health ministry. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

After dozens of deportees are positive for coronavirus, U.S. deploys CDC to Guatemala to 'validate' its tests
After Guatemalan officials reported more than half of deportees on two flights from the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19, the Trump administration deploys the CDC to 'review' the country's results. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Molly O'Toole, Cindy Carcamo Source Type: news

Guatemala official: 44 deportees tested positive for virus
A Guatemala government official says 44 Guatemalans deported on one flight from the United States this week have tested positive for COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Guatemala health chief says at least half of deportees from U.S. have coronavirus
Speaking to reporters in Guatemala City, Hugo Monroy, the minister of health, did not specify a time frame or the total number of deportees who had arrived home with infections. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patrick J. McDonnell, Molly O'Toole, Cindy Carcamo Source Type: news

She lost her job because of coronavirus. Now she and her son sell masks on a street corner
After losing her job at a restaurant, Brenda Mendez, whose family escaped violence in Guatemala, felt she had no other choice but to try street vending. Her son didn't want her to be alone. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brittny Mejia Source Type: news

Latin America Has Weak Defences Against the Pandemic
This article includes reporting by Ivet González in Havana, Mario Osava in Rio de Janeiro, and Orlando Milesi in Santiago. The post Latin America Has Weak Defences Against the Pandemic appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Latin America & the Caribbean Population Regional Categories Coronavirus COVID-19 ECLAC Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) Poverty World Health Organ Source Type: news

mHealth Tool Is Keeping Central American Clients Connected to HIV Care amid COVID-19 Shutdowns
April 01, 2020In Central America, frontline health workers are usingIntraHealth International’s mobile phone-based alerTAR system to let HIV clients know when, where, and how they can keep getting their antiretroviral therapies (ART), now that public transit and outpatient services in the region have halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.These closures and shutdowns are leaving many clients unsure about where to pick up their medications and making it difficult for them to adhere to their HIV treatment regimens. So IntraHealth’sUSAID HIV Care and Treatment Project repurposed its alerTAR system—a low-cost, C...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Panama USAID HIV Care and Treatment Project & AIDS COVID-19 Digital Health Global health security Health Workforce Systems Community Health Workers Source Type: news

Guatemalan deportees stranded in airport after three develop fever
Migrants deported on Monday to Guatemala from the United States are being held in a temporary shelter at the main airport in the central American nation, authorities said, because three minors on the flight developed fever, a key symptom of coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Panama imposes full-day curfew, Guatemala extends state of emergency
Panama's government said on Tuesday it would widen a curfew to slow the spread of the coronavirus and require people to be in quarantine at all hours beginning on Wednesday, as the number of cases again jumped and two more people died. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Guatemala turns tables, blocking U.S. deportations because of coronavirus
Guatemala, turning the tables on President Trump, halts deportation flights from the U.S. and closes its borders because of the coronavirus. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Molly O'Toole, Cindy Carcamo Source Type: news

Young sugarcane workers at high risk of kidney function decline
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Researchers from the Center for Health, Work and Environment (CHWE) at the Colorado School of Public Health have published a paper in PLoS-ONE, studying the decline in kidney function for young, first-time sugarcane workers in Guatemala. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Guatemala restricts entry from China to keep out coronavirus
Guatemala's government is imposing blanket travel restrictions on people who have recently been in China to keep out the new coronavirus, President Alejandro Giammattei said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Experiences of gender-based violence in women asylum seekers from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala - Baranowski KA, Wang E, D'Andrea MR, Singer EK.
INTRODUCTION: Every year, thousands of women flee gender-based violence in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala (sometimes collectively referred to as the Northern Triangle) in an attempt to seek asylum in the United States. Once in the United States, thei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Transporting children to safety after volcanic eruption - Mueller MR, Suresh M, Rizzo JA, Cancio LC, Vanfosson CA.
The Fuego volcano eruption near Guatemala City, Guatemala, on June 3, 2018, left more than 150 dead and hundreds more injured or missing. Local officials quickly identified a need for burn care among the injured and asked the international community for as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Women Activists Escalate Demand for “Bodily Autonomy” as 19 Nations Dissent
Credit: UN WomenBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2020 (IPS) The United States and 18 other UN member states have come under fire for denying a woman’s legitimate right to “bodily autonomy”—the right to self-governance over one’s own body without coercion or external pressure. The Executive Director of Women’s March Global, Uma Mishra-Newbery, told IPS the United Nations has worked towards progress in fighting for women’s rights. But many countries on the Human Rights Council continue to negotiate women’s human rights off the table, she pointed out. In Sept 2019, she sa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Online Rankings and Year of the Nurse and Midwife
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - January 14, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Reflections for a New Year
By Roberto SavioROME, Jan 3 2020 (IPS) In a world shaken by so many problems, it is difficult to look at 2020 and not make some kind of holistic analysis. While enormous progress has been made on many fronts, it is clear that the tide has turned, and we are now entering – or have already entered – a new low point in the history of humankind.. Roberto SavioToday, we face an unprecedented existential threat brought about by the climate crisis. According to scientists, we have until 2030 to stop climate change, after which human conditions will be under several threats. Yet, we have just had a world conference in...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Climate Change Democracy Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Financial Crisis Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights LGBTQ Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Ten Big Moments in Global Health from the 2010s
By Margarite Nathe, Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth International A nurse provides antiretroviral medicines to an HIV-positive client in Guatemala. Photo by Anna Watts for IntraHealth International. (Banner: Felicia, a 29 year old Liberian nurse, prepares to go inside an Ebola patient ward to draw blood. Photo by Morgana Wingard for USAID, used underCC BY-NC 2.0.)December 19, 2019As the 2010s come to a close, we’re looking back on the past decade in global health. Here are ten big moments that will stick with us—and could continue to shape the future of health for us all.2010: We worried about a global...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health HIV AIDS Infectious Diseases Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Noncommunicable Diseases Policy Advocacy Gender Equality Global Health Security Health Workforce Systems Nursing Midwifery Source Type: news

2019 – A Devastating Year in Review
The glaciers of the Andes Mountains are threatened by global warming. Credit: Julieta Sokolowicz/IPSBy Farhana Haque RahmanROME, Dec 16 2019 (IPS) By any measure this has been a devastating year: fires across the Amazon, the Arctic and beyond; floods and drought in Africa; rising temperatures, carbon emissions and sea levels; accelerating loss of species, and mass forced migrations of people. As seen through the eyes of IPS reporters and contributors around the world, 2019 will be remembered as the year the climate crisis shook us all, and hopefully also for the fight back manifested in the spread of mass protests and civ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Active Citizens Biodiversity Civil Society Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Re Source Type: news

Struggling bodies at the border: migration, violence and HIV vulnerability in the Mexico/Guatemala border region - Mu ñoz Martínez R, Fernández Casanueva C, González O, Morales Miranda S, Brouwer KC.
The Mexico-Guatemala border is the site of significant movement of people whose principal destination is the USA. The first step, to cross Mexico, is considered as one of the most dangerous routes in the world for undocumented migrants. For some male migra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Nurses on the Front Lines of Medical Plastics Recycling Initiatives
When it comes to recycling medical plastics, hospital nurses are on the front lines: Their engagement is critical to a successful “green transition” in the healthcare sector. That was one of the key takeaways from a recent workshop at the Danish Technological Institute exploring recycling programs in medical facilities. Medical device manufacturers, nurses and representatives from hospitals, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency, the Danish Medicines Agency and the PVCMed Alliance attended the workshop on Nov. 25, 2019, in Copenhagen, which focused on PVC, the most widely used plast...
Source: MDDI - December 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Plastics Today Source Type: news

Streets of resilience: exploring the role of educational outreach projects with street connected young people in Guatemala City - Stevenson A, Oldfield J, Ortiz E.
We explored resilience amongst street connected young people (SCYP) in Guatemala City in relation to two community-based educational outreach projects who work with at risk young people. We investigated (a) how these projects adapt and constructed meaningf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

In One Guatemalan Hospital, Peer Support Groups Boost Quality of Life for People Living with HIV
By Dora Garc ía; Claudia Guzmán Photo by Anna Watts for IntraHealth International.November 21, 2019For people living with HIV in Malacatán, Guatemala, adhering to the required treatment regimen isn't always easy. The area’s economy is highly mobile due to its proximity to the Mexican border, and HIV is stigmatized, making it difficult to be open about one’s status and access care.But at one area hospital, a new peer support group for patients initiating or restarting treatment makes committing to better health a collaborative process.Since February 2019, a group of patients who may have f...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: HIV & AIDS Source Type: news

Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S - Stephen L.
I use the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and processes of violence which center the normalization of multiple fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

What We Can Learn From the Near-Death of the Banana
The banana has been the subject of Andy Warhol’s cover art for the Velvet Underground’s debut album, can arguably be the most devastating item in the Mario Kart video game franchise and is one of the world’s most consumed fruits. And humanity’s love of bananas may still be on the rise, according to data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. On average, says Chris Barrett, a professor of agriculture at Cornell University, citing that U.N. data, every person on earth chows down on 130 bananas a year, at a rate of nearly three a week. But the banana as we know it may also b...
Source: TIME: Science - November 18, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Anna Purna Kambhampaty Tags: Uncategorized Agriculture Source Type: news

Study: After trade deal, unhealthy foods flowed into Central America, Dominican Republic
(University at Buffalo) The study analyzes the availability of non-nutritious food in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic in the years after the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) was signed between those countries and the US, going into effect in 2006. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Feminist legal archeology, domestic violence and the raced-gendered juridical boundaries of U.S. asylum law - Gorman CS.
In 1996, a Guatemalan woman named Rody Alvarado was granted asylum in the United States but the decision was revoked three years later, triggering a controversy over border control, domestic violence and the standards of refugee protection. Through an inte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Security, development, and fear in Guatemala: enduring ties and lasting consequences - Clouser R.
This paper investigates the long-term ties between security, development, and fear in Guatemala. I argue that as the development apparatus in Guatemala has long been structured around violence and security concerns, development encounters in the contempora... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

An evidence-based urban DRR strategy for informal settlements - Sarmiento JP, Polak S, Sandoval V.
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evidence-based research strategy (EBRS) used to evaluate eight projects that applied the neighborhood approach for disaster risk reduction (NA-DRR) in informal urban settlements in Colombia, Guatemala, Haiti, Hon... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news