US-Mexico Border Health Commission

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Border Bi-national Public Health

By | June 18th, 2013|Affordable Care Act, General|

You can think of the border public health advocacy network as a bi-national matrix of public health partners that collaborate to improve conditions along the US-Mexico border.  The network includes national organizations like the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission along with state based partnerships like the Arizona-Mexico Commission and the annual Border Governor’s Conference.    As part of my job [...]

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Annual US Mexico Border Health Commission Meeting

By | November 25th, 2011|General|

I was fortunate to be able to attend the US-México Border Health Commission Annual Meeting in Ensenada this month.  Mary Wakefield(Administrator for HRSA) and Víctor Hugo López Aranda (General Director of the National Commission of  Social Health Protection) attended some of the meetings (and social events) and co-chaired the Plenary Session.  Victor was representing the new Secretary of [...]

Border Health Partnerships

By | July 12th, 2011|General, Licensing, Preparedness, Prevention|

A few weeks ago I blogged about the June plenary session of the Arizona Mexico Commission called Arizona & Sonora: Gateway for Innovation.  The conference provided an opportunity to move forward a bi-national agenda supported by Arizona and Sonora.  The health committee discussed regional approaches to valley fever surveillance, burn patient infrastructure, substance abuse, TB, border [...]

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