Aimee Khuu

Aimee Khuu

Aimee is the Program Director for Providence Health International. She is passionate about global health development, economic justice and international solidarity.

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Swedish employees help Guatemala communities

Ed. note: Swedish employees not only serve our communities in the Greater Seattle area, but also world wide. Check out this story about a recent trip to Guatemala that Swedish employees participated in:

Employees from Swedish have just returned from participating in the inaugural Providence Health International (PHI) service trips to Guatemala. PHI provides opportunities for employees to learn, serve and donate to international communities, leveraging the resources and talents of our health care system to improve and promote global health.

On the first trip, the team installed 35 energy efficient stoves to address the public health crisis of acute respiratory infection related to traditional indoor open fires that produce harmful smoke. The team worked in the village of Chitepey in the central highlands of Guatemala. Chitepey is a Q’eqchi-speaking indigenous community lacking in public health and educational support; it has virtually no infrastructure for electricity, public transportation or running water...

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