Online Program

California and Mexico working together for better health

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Carmen R. Nevarez, MD, MPH, Public Heath Institute, Oakland, CA
California's 38% Hispanic population of mostly Mexican origin drives the need for robust binational relationships to protect and improve health. This presentation will highlight several collaborations that address both communicable and non-communicable disease conditions.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Public health or related education
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe binational collaborative efforts to address border risks to health by communicable disease vectors. Describe importance of and highlight several binational collaborative efforts to address non-communicable disease.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am former president of CPHA-N, a current member of California DPH Committee on Border-Binational Health, and a former member of the Advisory Board of the Health Initiative of the Americas.
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.