Updated Jan 16, 2018

Default inno

Tackling maternal psychosocial distress among marginalized women in Guatemala

a community-based approach

http://www.incap.org.gt/index.php/en/

The innovation has no owner

CLAIM IT

Stage 2: Research & Development

In Guatemala, an estimated 28% of the population can anticipate a mental disorder in their lifetime, with women of childbearing age showing the highest rates of depression and anxiety, especially those living in indigenous areas and poor urban settings. The problems are due in large part to economic hardship and family troubles.

Registered in Guatemala.

Focus Areas:

Health, Ageing, Social and Behavior Change and 2 MoreSEE ALL

Health, Ageing, Social and Behavior Change, Youth and Monitoring & EvaluationSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Guatemala

GuatemalaSEE LESS

1
Country Implemented In
Verified Funding
?

Innovation Description

Community health workers in Guatemala will be trained to identify troubled women and support groups will be created to help women to meet specific needs including food and shelter, integrating mental health into existing health programs in marginalized communities.

Milestones

Dec 2013
Date Unknown
Created
Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Guatemala