Exploring health care in Guatemala

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Grete Thomsen, Amelia Vang, Melissa Oeding, and Kenan Guilmette try on reading glasses they’re purchasing to take to Guatemala

Twelve second-year physician assistant students are preparing to travel to Guatemala for two weeks to study health care practices and to learn about indigenous culture. Part of their preparation has included raising money — two garage sales netted over $1,100 — that they’ve used to buy medical equipment and supplies to donate, small gifts and other health items — plus 44 pairs of reading glasses purchased at the dollar store. Continue reading “Exploring health care in Guatemala”