2008 Project Results

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Informing Public Policy Toward Binational Health Insurance: Empirical Evidence from California  (Report) (Policy Brief)
Principal Investigators: Omar Galarraga, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública and William H. Dow, UC Berkeley
Funding Amount: $39,366

“Bad Lungs” Capturing the Lived Experience of Childhood Asthma among Mexican Immigrant Families in California’s Central Valley (Report) (Policy Brief)
Principal Investigators: Norah Anita Schwartz and Christine Alysse von Glascoe, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (Tijuana) and Victor Torres, California State University Fresno
Funding Amount: $40,000

Trans-Border Research on Stigma and Treatment Adherence in Tuberculosis (English) (Spanish)
Principal Investigators: Mark Lusk, University of Texas at El Paso and Delia Puga Antuñez, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez
Funding Amount: $39,910

Social Networks in the Access to Reproductive Health Services of Migrant Women to Chicago, Illinois: A Community Intervention Redes Sociales en el Acceso a los Servicios de Salud Reproductiva de las Mujeres Migrantes Zacatecanas
Principal Investigators: Elena Gutierrez, University of Illinois, Chicago and Miguel Moctezuma, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas
Funding Amount: $40,000

A Binational Assessment of the Disease Burden of Tuberculosis in Mexican Indigenous Migrant Communities in Sonora and Arizona
Principal Investigators: Thomas Weaver and James Greenberg, University of Arizona and Gerardo Álvarez-Hernández, Universidad de Sonora
Funding Amount: $40,000

A Binational Study of the Health and Disability Challenges of Aged Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers on the US-Mexico Border 
Principal Investigators: Rodrigo Armijos, University of Texas, El Paso and Evaristo Bernes Ramon, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez
Funding Amount: $40,000

Understanding Barriers for HPV Vaccine and its implication for Policy: A study of Mexican parents in Puebla, Mexico and New York, USA
Principal Investigators: Abraham Aragones, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center and Jose Manuel Madrazo Cabo, Benemerita Universidad Autónoma del Puebla
Funding Amount: $39,976

Migration and its impact on the aging of men and women: A comparative study of the health of older adult migrants in Texas, California, Illinois and Mexico (Report)
Principal Investigators: Rogelio Saenz, Texas A&M University and Veronica Montes de Oca Zavala, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales
Funding Amount: $37,000