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2013 Border Binational Health Week

Border Binational Health Week (BBHW) is scheduled to take place during the week of October 7-11, 2013. Events will include fora on specific health related topics in addition to activities sponsored by border partners.

BBHW's goal is to promote sustainable partnerships that can address border health challenges. Intended outcomes include increased community and inter-agency networking relationships, information sharing and educational opportunities, and awareness of the BHC and other state and local initiatives. For information on 2012 BBHW click here.


Border Governors Proclamation
10th Annual Border Binational Health Week Announcement
Valley Morning Star: Joint effort promotes health along border
Conexión Total: Prepara sector salud reunion binacional
The Brownsville Herald: Promotoras stress self-motivation,healthy living
Diario Rotativo: Brindan servicios de salud a trabajadores transfronterizos
The Valley Morning Star: Conference helps navigate through new world of wellness
Tribuna de San Luis: Coordinan acciones por la salud binacional
Valley Morning Star: South Texas Academy students, staff talk childhood obesity
The Monitor: Border health panel tackles childhood obesity
Conexión Total: Realizan la Semana Binacional de Salud
Imperial Valley Press: Second annual Binational Cancer Awareness Day march unites survivors from both sides of the border
Conexión Total: Mejoran estrategias binacionales de salud
El Periodico U.S.A.: Por cuarto año consecutivo se lleva a cabo la conferencia de Salud Pública HIDA-REY
Rio Grande Valley: Binational Health Conference spotlights border health issues
Frontera: Educan sobre obesidad en Feria de la Nutrición
Imperial Valley Press: Imperial Valley students to speak on health impacts of poor air quality
Border Partners: Promotoras sponsor successful October Health Fair
Del Rio News-Herald: Health the focus of Fall into Wellness

BBHW Logos
BBHW Logo - English
BBHW Logo - Spanish

Borderwide Events
Consolidated Matrix

Data Collection Questionnaire
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2013 BBHW Event and Partnership Questionnaire_Spanish

Photo/Image Release Form_English
Photo/Image Release Form_Spanish

2013 Calendar of Teleconference Calls
Calendar of Calls
Call List

BBHW Working Group Agendas and Notes
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Share your activities using the following templates
Border Activities Matrix (BAM) - English
Border Activities Matrix (BAM) - Spanish

Borderwide Activity Reports
BBHW - 2013 Data Summary Report
BBHW - 2012 Data Summary Report
BBHW - 2012 Report - Arizona
BBHW - 2012 Report - California
BBHW - 2012 Report - New Mexico
BBHW - 2012 Report - Texas

BBHW Resources

    Let's Move Campaign
    Partnership for a Healthier America
    HHS_Physical Activity Guidelines
    Estrategia contra el sobrepeso y obesidad
    USDA's Food Plate
    Million Hearts Campaign
    Let’s Move Cities, Towns and Counties
    National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Media Toolkit
    Child Passenger Safety Week Media Toolkit
    National Infant Mortality Awareness Month Media Toolkit
    Get The Flu Vaccine, Not The Flu - Poster
    CDC Influenza Resources
    CDC Pertussis Resources
    HRSA information Center
    Resources from the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)
    The Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN)

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

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

    OMS/OPS Enfermedades No Trasmisibles En Las Américas: Construyamos un Futuro Más Saludable
    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
    Wellness Week Work Plan/Guide
    Plan de Trabajo/Guía de la Semana de Bienestar
    Wellness Week Brochure
    Folleto de la Semana de Bienestar

BBHW 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
Pan American Health and Education Foundation
Pan American Health Organization, United States-Mexico Border Office