Explorers in Guatemala

Guatemala is a country with a nutritional crisis among infants, who are not getting enough critical nutrients during their first 1,000 days of life. Planet Forward sent a group of student explorers from George Washington University to see how communication technology and community partnerships are being used to get critical nutrition info out to a multi-ethnic, multi-language society.

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The Guatemalan government and local radio stations are working together to improve child nutrition, but their relationship was not always on such good terms.
Edited by Anahi Ruiz and Eric Osman
The George Washington University
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Rating:
10
Getting a public health message out isn't the easiest in Guatemala's fractured mediascape, and community radio may be the best bet.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Monday, July 14, 2014
Rating:
8
Follow the journey of the Explorers in Guatemala and meet the key players in the attempt to improve child nutrition along the way.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Rating:
18
Guatemala has the worst child malnutrition rate in the western hemisphere - almost 50%. Take a look at how bad the problem actually is, and why.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Rating:
19
Close to 50 percent of children don't get the right nutrition at the start in Guatemala, but a groundbreaking partnership between national and local actors is aiming to change that.
Edited by Anahi Ruiz and Eric Osman
The George Washington University
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Rating:
23
Proper nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life are absolutely essential to a child's development - see why and what one country, Guatemala, is doing about it.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Monday, June 16, 2014
Rating:
26
What struck us, what stuck with us and what's coming next. 
GWU
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Rating:
36
Eating Habits and Patterns of the Chapín
The George Washington University
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Rating:
29
A visit to a community considered extremely vulnearble to chronic child malnutrition by Guatemala's government reveals the complexities of addressing the issue.
GWU
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Rating:
28
This list could be 1,000 pages long! But here's the very short of it. 
GWU
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Rating:
26
Exploring Guatemala’s Culinary Tradition
The George Washington University
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Rating:
91
From Guatemala City to rural communities, is La Ventana de los Mil Días having an impact?
Water taxi on grand Lake Atitlan
GWU
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Rating:
44
A look at what the private sector is bringing to the table in order to reduce chronic child malnutrition.  
GWU
Monday, March 17, 2014
Rating:
38
Journey through a Green Country
The George Washington University
Monday, March 17, 2014
Rating:
33
Socially-Conscious Engagement from a Family-Owned Radio Station
GWU
Friday, March 14, 2014
Rating:
27
The Guatemalan Federation of Radio Schools (FGER) has represented marginalized groups for 48 years.
GWU
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Rating:
27
The Secretary of Food and Nutricional Security (SESAN) is starting to focus its communication strategies at the local level. 
GWU
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Rating:
30
PF Explorers Interviews the Faith-based Organization La Pastoral de la Primera Infancia and Congressman Hugo Morán
The George Washington University
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Rating:
33
Checking Out What’s Available in a Supermarket in Guatemala City
GWU
Sunday, March 09, 2014
Rating:
27
The PF Explorers Arrive in Guatemala City.
GWU
Sunday, March 09, 2014
Rating:
27