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XVIII Binational Promotores Conference

The  Health  Initiative of the Americas,  a  program of the UC  Berkeley School of Public  Health, in partnership with the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), hosted the  XVIII  Binational  Promotores  Conference,  2018 at The California Endowment Oakland Regional Office on Monday, April 16.  The objective of the conference was to bring together […]
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Certifications on Occupational Health

The University of Zacatecas (Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas) and the University of California at Berkeley will  launch this month an online certification course on Occupational Heath. The objective of this course will be describing Occupational Health, and provide the information needed to identify and prevent health threats that originate in the workplace. The registration is […]
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Call for Proposals 2018 Migration and Health Publication

The National Population Council of Mexico (CONAPO, for its Spanish acronym) and the Health Initiative of the Americas, a program of the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley (HIA-UC), School of Public Health, would like to invite experts and researchers to participate in the 2018 “Migration and Health” report; an annual series published […]
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2nd Binational Health Forum DCP3

The second meeting of the Binational Health Forum took place in Mexico City’s National Institute of Genomic Medicine, during February 21 and 22. Its focus was mainly on disseminating the recommendations of the World Bank publication Priorities for Disease Control, 3rd edition. The findings and recommendations included in this publication—the product of the seven-year effort of […]
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Register Now! Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

13th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health Oakland, California, U.S.A. June 18 – 21, 2018 The Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health is a unique international event offering researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals the opportunity to learn about the most relevant topics of migration and global health. Through a combination of lectures […]
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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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