Online Program

New Mexico Affiliate Collaboration with University of New Mexico to Address Border Issues

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 3:10 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Silvia Sierra, MA, Health & Human Services, Dona Ana County Health and Human Services, Las Cruces, NM
The New Mexico affiliated public health association has partnered with the University of New Mexico in promoting healthy conditions in border areas. A member of the association who is also an active researcher will describe their collaborative efforts.

Learning Areas:

Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Discuss local actions and best practices with binational/global implications for advancing research, systems & policy.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked in public health in the border region for 25 years and currently direct the Dona County Health and Human Services Department in the border region. Doña Ana County is situated in the south-central region of New Mexico and borders El Paso County, Texas and the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Doña Ana County includes 37 of New Mexico’s 55 federally designated"colonias".
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.