What disease is a significant problem in the population of Guatemala?
The health situation is unequal, showing worse indicators in areas with a larger indigenous, rural and poor population. Maternal mortality is 2.2 times higher in the indigenous population than in the non-indigenous population. Chronic malnutrition in children under 5 years of age is 1.8 times higher in indigenous than in non-indigenous.
Diabetes. Diabetes is a major problem within the Guatemalan population. As a growing public health problem, diabetes is a major threat to the indigenous population of Guatemala.
Top health threats
Acute bronchitis (chest cold) Cough, runny nose.
Common cold. Sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, cough.
Ear infection. Ear pain, fever.
Influenza (flu) …
Sinusitis (infection of the paranasal sinuses) …
skin infections …
Throat pain. …
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