Border Obesity Prevention (BOP): Development of a binational strategic framework
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Communication and informatics
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Identify promising US-Mexico border obesity prevention practices. Describe the border obesity prevention strategic framework planning process.
Keyword(s): Immigrant Health, Obesity
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Director of the Office of Border Health of the Texas Department of State Health Services, I am responsible for coordinating the public health actions related to overweight, obesity and diabetes in the border region of Texas because the population at this region is disproportionately affected by higher rates of these health issues.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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