As Borat Says, “Great Success!”

SVH volunteer Erin Cooley and I have been hard at work with Huilloc promotoras Vilma, Santusa, and Teresa this month. After finishing our community needs assessment  in early July, we set out to pilot the program orientation. Our community needs assessment revealed that “gripe” (which can refer to the common cold, flu, or in more severe cases, pneumonia or…

Learning Tricks of the CHW Trade

Recently we have been getting out of our hiking boots and Patagonia pull-overs and into skirts and button-up shirts to attend meetings with various organizations in the Sacred Valley who are doing similar work. We hope to learn as much as possible about the implementation of community health worker (CHW) programs during these early stages of program implementation, so as…