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BORDER BINATIONAL HEALTH WEEK:
 
 
 

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.

  USMBHM News

 

 

USMBHM Logos
Logo in English
Logo in Spanish

 

2016 Borderwide Events

 2017 BHM Activity Matrix Link

 

Data Collection Questionnaire

 

Photos
Photo/Image Release Form_English
Photo/Image Release Form_Spanish

 

Borderwide Activity Reports

2015 BBHW Arizona State Report
2015 BBH New Mexico State Report
2015 BBH Texas State Report

2014 BBHW New Mexico State Report
2014 BBHW Texas State Report
2014 BBHW Arizona State Report
2014 BBHW California State Report

USMBHM Resources

Websites
    Let's Move Campaign
    Estrategia Nacional para la Prevención y el Control de Sobrepeso, la Obesidad y la Diabetes
    Partnership for a Healthier America
    HHS_Physical Activity Guidelines
    USDA's Food Plate
    Million Hearts Campaign
    Let’s Move Cities, Towns and Counties
    National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
    Child Passenger Safety
    National Infant Mortality Awareness Month Media Toolkit
    CDC Influenza Resources
    CDC Pertussis Resources
    National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)
    The Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN)

 Toolkits
    NEHEP - Diabetes & Healthy EyesToolkit for Community Health Workers (English and Spanish)
    Eat Healthy - Be Active Community Workshops

 Presentations
    NEI Diabetic Eye Disease Educational Resources (Presentation)
    UNAC (Presentación)
    GOL Overview

 Publications
    Let’s Move Cities, Towns and Counties
    Tos Ferina Información para los Padres
    Pertussis Fact Sheet for Parents
    Million Hearts Campaign Bookmark_English
    Million Hearts Campaign Bookmark_Spanish
   

USMBHM Partners
Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office on Women’s Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Border Health
California Department of Public Health, Office of Binational Border Health
New Mexico Department of Health, Office of Border Health
Texas Department of State Health Services, Office of Border Health
Binational/Community Health Councils (COBINAS)
Fundación México-Estados Unidos para la Ciencia
Innovación en la Enseñanza de la Ciencia
National Rural Health Association
Secretaría de Salud