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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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Conferencia de Promotores 2020 ¡Regìstrate Ahora!

¡Nos alegra invitarlos a nuestra 20 Conferencia Binacional de Promotores!La Conferencia Binacional de Promotores es una gran oportunidad para aprender sobre nuevos temas de salud con el interés de mejorar las vidas que residen en nuestra propia comunidad, con énfasis en la comunidad migrante. We are jubilant to invite you to our 20 Binational Promotores Conference!The Binational Promotores […]
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Diplomado en Salud y Nutrición del Migrante

El Diplomado en Salud y Nutrición del Migrante tiene como objetivo capacitar a promotores, trabajadores, y líderes comunitarios, en materia de salud y nutrición básica, con el fin de promover prácticas alimenticias correctas y un estilo de vida saludable dentro de la población migrante. Este diplomado de 14 semanas se ofrece solamente en español. -Aprendan más sobre el diplomado aquí The Certificate in Health […]
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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.