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Staff

Dr. Linda Valencia

Medical Director

Linda Valencia is a GP graduated from the San Carlos University of Guatemala in 1998. She then specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same university and in the General Hospital of San Juan de Dios.

While being Chief of Residents in the Obstetrics and Gynecology department, Linda was invited to train as an Quality Evaluator in Maternal Infant Care and was certified by JHPIEGO Corporation, affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. There she learned about Guatemala’s painful reality, its very high maternal and infant mortality rate and the deficiencies in the public health system in its reduction.

Ever since, Linda has been passionate about reducing the maternal mortality rate in Guatemala and starts a professional career in Public Health and Human Rights. Currently, Linda provides health care as a Gynecologist and Obstetrician, is an international consultant in Human Rights and Health, a true believer in natural birth and dreams

PM. Hannah Freiwald

Hannah Freiwald has twenty years of experience in natural birth, having attended over one thousand seven hundred births in Guatemala and the USA. She was born in Germany and since 1988 lives in Guatemala where she has raised her four children. She became a professional midwife in Maternidad La Luz in El Paso, Tx, USA.

Dr. Byron Chacón

MD graduated from San Carlos University of Guatemala, with a postgraduate degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology from San Juan de Diós General Hospital and San Carlos University of Guatemala with over 15 years of clinical practice as OBGYN and as perinatal ultrasonographer.

Dr. Celia Alvizúrez

MD graduated from San Carlos University of Guatemala, with a postgraduate degree in Pediatrics and a specialization in Neonatology from Roosevelt Hospital and San Juan de Diós General Hospital. Head of neonatology of Roosevelt Hospital with over 15 years of experience in her private clinic.

Dr. Maritza Ramírez

MD graduated from San Carlos University of Guatemala with a postgraduate degree in Anesthesiology from San Carlos University of Guatemala and San Juan de Dios General Hospital where he has worked for the last ten years as head of Anesthesiology, also teaching new specialists. He has over 15 Years of experience in his field.

Diana Freiwald

Hannah's assistant and teacher for prenatal and other classes. She is Hannah's daughter and was born at home.

Dr. Isaías Flores

MD graduated from San Carlos University of Guatemala with a postgraduate degree in Anesthesiology from San Carlos University of Guatemala and San Juan de Diós General Hospital where he has worked for the last ten years as head of Anesthesiology, also teaching new specialists. He has over 15 Years of experience in his field.