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Zika Resources

The Zika virus represents a health risk in the population, especially in pregnant women or planning to become pregnant, because the infection can cause birth defects. Learn more about the Zika virus. Here you will find several resources in Spanish and English. / El Virus del Zika representa un riesgo de salud en la población, especialmente en […]
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Certifications on Nutrition and Occupational Health

  The University of Zacatecas (Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas) and the University of California at Berkeley launched this month an online certification course on Nutritional Health. This course has the objective of training Promotoras in issues related to health and basic nutrition in order to promote healthier nutritional practices and lifestyles among the migrant population […]
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Únete a la Solución

Polaris and the Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) in collaboration with the Health Initiative of the Americas among other organizations have launched the “Join the Solution” multimedia campaign against human trafficking, especially for women and girls, from Mexico and others countries of Latin America. The campaign is led by the popular Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez. “Join the […]
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IBIZA Program expands to include 2 more states

The Zacatecas Binational Health Initiative (IBIZA, for its Spanish Acronym) is a collaborative program between the Zacatecas Government and the Health Initiatives of the Americas, in conjunction with various Federations of Zacatecans in the United States. IBIZA’s objective is to improve the quality of life and health of the Zacatecan population living in the United States […]
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Migration and Health Report

To date, the “Migration and Health” reports had addressed the health conditions, coverage, and type of access to health care of the immigrant population residing in the United States (45.1 million), focusing on those born in Central America (3.4 million), South America (3.0 million), and particularly the Mexican-born population (12.0 million), which is the largest […]
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