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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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Diabetic Retinopathy Symposium

The Blindness Prevention of Diabetic Retinopathy in Mexican Immigrant Communities: Engaging Patients in Preventative Care demonstration project was brought forth by the UC-Mexico Initiative, Health Working Group (HWG). The project was conducted in a rural area (Fresno consular jurisdiction) and in an urban area (San Francisco consular jurisdiction). The target population was low-income Mexican consular […]
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XIX Binational Health Week Bay Area

The XIX Binational Health Week was successfully inaugurated, with the presence of the Consul General of Colombia, Mexico and Peru, the director of Health Initiative of the Americas, and the director of the Planing Committee of the Binational Health Week of the Bay Area.

Meeting at the United Nations

A delegation of the Athena Network and Deputy Director of HIA met at the office of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

XIX Binational Health Week in Tijuana

The XIX Binational Health Week was inaugurated in Tijuana Mexico on October 14. With the participation of delegates from the government of Mexico, the Ador Hall, Guatemala and Honduras, and representatives of the academy, international organizations and civil society. The Health Initiative of the Americas was present at such an important event, celebrating 19 years […]
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XIX Binational Health Week

XIX Binational Health Week (BWH) will be celebrated October 1-31, 2019, throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada and many other countries. This is one of the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to provide health services and information to the Latino migrant populations. During the month of October, government agencies, community-based organizations, healthcare providers and […]
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