Online Program

Deported Migrants Healthcare program at the northern border of Mexico

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 9:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Rogelio Zapata Garibay, PhD, Outreach Office, Baja California, Mexico, Mexico - US Border Health Commission, Tijuana, Mexico
Eduardo Gonzalez-Fagoaga, PhD, Healthy Border Program, US-Mexico Border Health Comission, Mexico, Tijuana, Mexico
This presentation is centered on the deported migrants health care program, which goal is to contribute to the protection of migrant health, boosting actions of health promotion and prevention disease at the time of repatriation and looking provide comprehensive health care. This program operates at two of the largest points where the United States immigration authorities deport Mexican migrants: Tijuana and Matamoros. This program offers a diversity of health care services as medical care, diabetes mellitus, obesity, overweight and HIV screening tests, application of influenza vaccines, references to health care services, psychological attention, etc.

Learning Areas:

Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the Deported migrants health care program, besides its main results obtained since 2012.

Keyword(s): Immigrant Health, Health Care Delivery

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a contributor in this program, as well I have been working with Dr. Zapata in the collecting and analysis of data processes. I have a 10 years experience working with the health and migrantion issue; I am co-author in several papers published in the US, related to migrants and health.
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.