Category results for: Guatemalan health

NSWB provides health education to Guatemalan women

Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU recently returned from a community service trip to Guatemala, where members provided health education to women villagers. Nine students, accompanied by Mary Falk, M.S.N, RN, CCRN, PCCN, CNL, clinical instructor, spent the week working with indigenous Mayan women who are training to be nurse midwives. The group conducted […]

Nursing Students Without Borders Help Empower Guatemalan Families to Improve Their Health

Nursing Students Without Borders, a non-profit organization of VCU students, routinely conducts health screenings and shares prevention information with vulnerable populations locally and internationally. On a 10-day trip to the rural highlands of Guatemala earlier this month, NSWB members put their nursing skills to use, along with some physical labor to help transform the lives […]