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  • 1. Midwives, health promoters.

In midwives

  • Sharing experiences
  • training
  • Support in case of referral and
  • Rescue ancestral practices
  • Literacy
  • Support in assertion of rights
  • Support for the organization
  • Coordination with the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MSPAS) at different levels
  • Advice and support in community work

Developers, health promoters

  • Review and update curriculum of study
  • Methodological adequacy of popular education
  • Basic courses for new promoters
  • Tiered training.
  • Monitoring graduates / as
  • Meetings
  • Support scholarships
  • Support for the organization
  • Support in assertion of rights 
  • 2. Gender and Health
  • Promotion of Institutional Gender Policy
  • Education and training for women 
  • Promote the search for resources for scholarships.
  • Comprehensive health care with emphasis on women
  • Boost productive projects with women and economic alternatives
  • Promotion and enhancement of sexual and reproductive rights.
  • VIH y Sida.
  •   Participation and strengthening of networks for policy influence
  • Research.
  • 3. Youth
  • Boosting youth commission
  • Implementation of youth policy
  • Technical and political youth and adolescents in sexual and reproductive rights training.
  • VIH y VIH avanzado.
  •  Promote awareness aimed at: teachers / as, justice, health personnel, vulnerable and technical equipment.
  • Participation and strengthening of networks for policy influence.
  • 4. Therapies
  • Promoting reasoned use of essential and natural medicines through capacity building, awareness and advocacy.
  • Follow up to the Community network of essential drugs
  • Model boost indigenous Maya medicine (MOMIM)
  • Rescue, claim and boost the role of indigenous and or medical / as of traditional medicine therapists.
  • Planting, production, handicraft processing and distribution of medicines based on medicinal plants.
  • Promotion of alternative medicine (acupuncture, acupressure, iridology, pleasant medicine and other)
  • Coordination and relationship networks for advocacy
  • Research
  • 5. Food Sovereignty.
  • Sustainable agriculture farmer to farmer methodology; agroecological projects, local food production, integrated farming and agricultural production, among others.
  • Recovery of ancestral practices and native seeds
  • Care & Protection of Water and Environment
  • Promoting responsible drinking.
  • Sharing experiences
  • Alliances to defend the mother land and territory.
  • Coordination and relationship networks for advocacy

6. Strengthening community health organizations (partner programs)

Accompanying social programs:

  • Encourage the participation of social programs of political education in schools.
  • Organizational strengthening: assemblies, boards.
  • Institutional Strengthening: Accounting administrative, legal, tax
  • Advice for the social and economic sustainability
  • Promoting political participation of social programs to the social movement.
  • Infrastructure and equipment.
  • Promoting leadership renewal
  • 7. Advocacy
  • Political education at various levels of ASECSA
  • Consolidate political training schools ASECSA
  • Active participation and coordination of actions in the national convergence Kej Maya Waqib in defense of Mother Earth and territory.
  • Claiming the right to health through partnerships and coordination at different levels
  • Political positioning of the concept of health from Good Life in different spaces.
  • Training leaders and leaders to develop political capacities for advocacy
  • Active participation in: citizen forum for health, citizen's health movement, regional committee of community health promotion, AISLAC Action International Health, health movement of peoples.
  • Active participation in: Development Councils and Health Councils.
  • Active participation in: Social Movement; youth, women, indigenous and campesino / as.
  • Coordination with MOH and PAHO Pan American Health Organization.
  • Mass communication
  • Social audit
  • Research

8. Local Risk Management, Emergency and post-emergency

Risk Management:

  • Community risk analysis
  • Contingency plans
  • Organization for risk management: training of local coordinators for disaster reduction (COLREDES) and coordination with municipal coordinators for disaster reduction (COMRED), Departmental coordinators for disaster reduction (CODRED), Regional coordinator for disaster reduction (CORRD) and National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED)
  • Basic equipment.
  • Partnership with local organizations and authorities.
  • Action to adapt to the effects of climate change.
  • Communication actions

Emergency Care:

  • Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis (EDAN)
  • Medical / First Aid Healthcare / days
  • Psychosocial care
  • Specialized care for vulnerable groups
  • Education on the prevention of sexual violence
  • Food Safety
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Clothing and clothing.
  • Minimum ceiling

Post-emergency care:

  • Rehabilitation plantings and crops
  • Economic recovery
  • Reactivation housing
  • 9. Self-management for sustainability
  • Boost for community health services SECOSA for institutional sustainability.
    • Centro de formación y capacitación No´j (Servicios de hospedaje, alimentación, material audiovisual y escrito)
    • Droguería y Farmacia Medin Maya (Farmacias, ventas sociales de medicinas y farmacias comunitarias
    • Laboratorio Medin Maya (productos naturales)


Oficina central y región centro 6ta. Calle 4-70 zona1, Quinta los Aposentos I, Chimaltenango Guatemala, CA. Telefax: (502) 7839-1332, 7839-5997 Apartado postal No. 27