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The U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission proudly launched its 2018 Leaders across Borders program. The application period has been extended to November 27thFor more information click in the banner above.  



2017 U.S.-Mexico Border Health Month

The U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission celebrates Border Health Month the entire month of October. This celebratory event is carried out in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Mexico Secretariat of Health, the 10 U.S.-México border states and many partners that help address the health priorities along the border.BHM celebrates and promotes healthy lifestyles for all ages through different activities, including fora, health fairs, trainings, and other community events, that involve participation from local, state, federal, academic,non-governmental, and other public and private partners. Each event focuses on a range of health issues. Previous topics have included nutrition, infectious and chronic diseases, emergency preparedness, environmental health, domestic violence, and even pet health.The Commission will continue to promote the theme “Partnerships for a Healthy Border” and the adjoining focus on “Prevention, Precaution, Preparedness” in support of and response to the border priorities identified in Healthy Border 2020 and recent Commission directives.For more information and a complete list of all BHM activities click here.      


The BHC addresses border health challenges by advancing initiatives that improve the health status of border residents.

Publications   Commission Members in Action   In The Spotlight

BHC Weekly E-Border Health Bulletin


BHC members provide international leadership to optimize health along the U.S.-México border


Find out more about BHC activities and publications currently in the spotlight

Recent E-BH Bulletins

    Dr. Sue Forster-Cox, BHC Member- New Mexico, participates at the 41st National Institute Conference on Social Work & Human Services in Rural Areas  

 BHC 2016–2017 Initiatives and                       Activities 

BHC 2015–2016 Goals and Actions

Healthy Border 2020: A Prevention &            Health Promotion Initiative    Dr. Sue Forster-Cox, BHC Member-New Mexico, Participates at the National Rural Health Association Border Health Initiative Meeting  
     Click here to find out more about BHC          Members in action.