Health challenges facing migrant populations along the U.S. Mexico Border
Learning Areas:Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Discuss the global, regional and internal patterns of migration and its effect on the health of migrants Analyze of the challenges and the approaches to managing the consequences of migration and implementing health services Identify the barriers to promoting and protecting the health of migrations, and preventing health inequities
Keyword(s): Migrant Health, Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am involved in research and projects to improve migrant health among populations on the U.S. Mexico Border as Chief of the U.S. Mexico Border Office, PAHO/WHO especially regarding the nutrition and health impact of rural to urban migration. Strategies, policies and programs to improve public health along the border, involved understanding the impact of migration on health, and strengthening institutional and community capacity at the local level to implement culturally appropriate activities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.