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Diabetic Retinopathy

It is with great pleasure that we announce the inauguration of our Diabetic Retinopathy Prevention Program in the Mexican consulates of San Francisco and Fresno. The objective of this program is to prevent and fight one of the leading causes of blindness in the migrant population. This project is a collaboration among the UC-Mexico Initiative, […]
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HIA Director participates in multiple events in Mexico

Xochitl Castañeda at the 28th World Congress of Psychiatry from the World Psychiatric Association in Mexico City.   Dr. Castañeda at the UC House in Mexico. The Health Initiative of the Americas is supporting the UC Mexico Initiative with its Building Bridges binational project, which aims to build bridges between the United States and Mexico […]
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Binational Health Week

Visit our page semanabinacionaldesalud.org and follow our Facebook page @semanabinacionaldesalud to stay up to date on the latest updates and news! Binational Health Week (BHW) has evolved into one of the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to improve the health and well-being of the underserved Latino population that lives in the United States and Canada. During […]
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Diplomado en Primeros Auxilios Psicológicos

Con felicidad les comparto el inicio de las actividades de la 4a edición del Diplomado en Primeros Auxilios Psicológicos para Personas Migrantes, Refugiadas y Desplazadas, colocándoles en líneas abajo un balance general de la participación para este año: Participantes:  264 participantes enlazados en diferentes modalidades: presencial: 25 personas. En línea: 107 participantes. Sedes remotas (videoconferencia):  […]
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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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