Binational Policy Forum 2010 (Archive)

The X Annual Binational Health Week kicked off with the X Binational Policy Forum on Migration and Health, which took place in Guanajuato, Mexico on October 3th to 5th. Forum participants included members from community agencies, government officials, foundations, and universities that came together to discuss the challenges facing immigrant communities.

Forum topics included US health reform, binational heath insurance, chronic and infectious diseases, oral, mental, and occupational health, health and human rights, partnerships in migrant health as well as civil society organizations and migrant health.

This 2010 forum convened key stakeholders from the United States, Mexico, Canada, South and Central American countries to discuss (im)migrant health challenges and to explore unique opportunities to work collaboratively to improve the health and well-being of this population.

This two-day event was co-sponsored by the Secretariat of Health and the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, the Institute for Mexicans Abroad, the National Population Council, the Government of Guanajuato, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala, El Salvador, Peru, Honduras, Colombia, Bolivia and Ecuador, the U.S. Department of Human and Health Services, Consejo de Federaciones Mexicanas en Norteamérica, and the Health Initiative of the Americas, from UC Berkeley, School of Public Health among others.

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2010 Binational
Policy Forum Report
Tenth Binational Policy
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Health in Guanajuato Mexico
Ceremonia de Inauguración de la X Semana Binacional de Salud y
Binational Policy Forum Agenda 2010


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