Invitation to participate in the Migration and Health 2020 Publication Important Dates Deadline to submit full article: June 5, 2020Notification of final publishing decision: June 15, 2020 The National Population Council of Mexico (CONAPO, for its Spanish acronym) and the Health Initiative of the Americas, a program of the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley […]
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La Pandemia y la Discriminación | The Pandemic and Discrimination

Online course “The Pandemic and Discrimination”

This four-week online course aims to provide understanding and training on the great challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic presents for migrants, refugees and displaced people in an environment of vulnerability, discrimination and xenophobia.

Experts in mobile populations and in mental health from the U.S., Mexico and Central America will offer presentations every Wednesday in May from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (PT).

It is directed to community health workers, community leaders, migrant shelter workers, activists, human rights defenders and people from the public service.

The course will be taught in Spanish and is free of charge. Certificate of Participation will be provided to those who attend all 4 sessions.

Registration is required by May 5th, at

Migration and Health Report Now Available

The most recent Migration and Health Report; Publication for Action (“Migración y salud: Publicación para la acción” in Spanish) is here! Find it here: The report dates to 2005 and has as a main objective to document the state of health and well-being of the Mexican migrant population in the United States. It is […]
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Encuentros para Sanar

Te esperamos a que te enlaces con “Encuentros para Sanar” un espacio virtual con Martha Verdugo y otros psicólogos invitados para compartir en estos tiempos de crisis. Cada martes y jueves a las 10amhora del pacifico aprende con una videoconferencia nueva.Por zoom: o por FB live: @semanabinacionalde salud (sigue nuestra página para conectarte: 7 […]
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Únete a nuestra clase de Zumba y Yoga

¡Salva el mundo al quedarte en casa y hacer zumba o yoga en tu sala! Zumba – Martes, Jueves, Viernes | Tuesday, Thursday, Friday Yoga – Lunes y Miercoles | Monday and Wednesday

Conference POSTPONED!

Good morning, Following the recommendations of the public health authorities regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Health Initiative of the Americas (HIA) has decided to postpone the 20th Binational Promotores Conference planned for Thursday, March 12 in Oakland. The new date will be announced as soon as circumstances permit. Your current registration for the conference will […]
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Welcome our new director, Liliana Osorio!

We are pleased to announce Liliana Osorio as the new Health Initiative of the Americas (HIA) Director. She is taking over for Xochitl Castañeda, the initiative’s creator and leader for the last 20 years. Thanks to Xochitl’s dedication, passion and vision, HIA is considered one of the world’s leading programs on health and migration. Xochitl will […]
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Government of Mexico recognizes Xóchitl Castañeda

This evening, the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco will be presenting the Ohtli Award to Xóchitl Castañeda, director of the Health Initiative of the Americas at Berkeley Public Health. The award, which is the highest honor given by the Mexican government to citizens living outside of Mexico, recognizes Castañeda’s leadership in transboundary initiatives to […]
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¿Tienes alguna pregunta sobre el Coronavirus?

¡Hazle tus preguntas a 3 expertos! Martes, 28 de abrila las 3pmPTPor computadora: FB: teléfono: 877 853 5247 (Toll Free) |  Webinar ID: 945 1448 9172

El impacto de la pandemia en la comunidad inmigrante

Únete a nosotros este miércoles por la mañana para escuchar a nuestra directora Liliana, hablar sobre el impacto de la pandemia en la comunidad inmigrante. Las charlas se realizarán a través del FB Colombia vive Nueva York. Miércoles 22 de abril : 10AM Colombia, 11AM Nueva York

Online Certificate on Occupational Health

The Health Initiative of the Americas (HIA), a program of the University of California at Berkeley, and the Autonomous University of Zacatecas (UAZ), is pleased to announce the Online Certificate on Occupational Health. This certificate has been designed especially for Community Health Workers (CHWs)/Promotores working with migrant populations in the United States. The duration of the online certificate […]
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