The sixteenth edition of BHW took place during the month of October primarily in the United States. At the same time, BHW also expanded for the first time to other countries such as Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, and Spain, among others thanks to the participation and leadership of the consular networks of México, Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia, and Peru. Thanks to their leadership and other agencies, 1,784 health activities and events were organized, including health fairs, conferences, classes, and sports events. Approximately 240,146 people attended those events. Close to 4,680 organizations joined this efforts and offered free health screenings and services, including glucose, cholesterol, BMI, blood pressure, HIV, mammograms, breast exams, PAP smears, dental check-ups, vision check-ups, bone density, flu shots and other vaccinations, mental health screenings, health insurance enrollments and referrals, among other health related services.
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