Community Health Workers: Accessible Healthcare in Rural Communities

By Program Associate Erin Barnett in Honduras One major barrier to accessible healthcare in Honduras is understaffed healthcare providers in rural communities. While the CDC estimates physician population density to be .37 physicians per 1000 population in Honduras, the majority …

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A huge step for GWB!

After just sixteen months of existence, Global Water Brigades is one of our most successful brigades programs.  We have over thirty active clubs at universities nationwide and are growing rapidly.  With the incredible amount of support and passion from all of our students across the country, GWB wants to ensure that all of that passion […]

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Geographic, Political, and Economic Distance to Healthcare for the Poor in Yamaguare

Honduras literally translates in Spanish to “depths,” and I felt like I truly experienced these depths today as we drove into some of the poorest rural communities in the central region of the country. I couldn’t help but be mesmerized by the lush, green hillsides overlooking the rocky roads, which seemed to be carved deep […]

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