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Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases

Situation Analysis
Strategy for Implementation
Analysis and Epidemiological Surveillance
Health Determinants
Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases
Environmental Health and Emergency Preparedness
Prevention of Psychosocial and Behavior Risks
Knowledge Management and Sharing
Management and Administration



Goal Description:

To increase and improve the quality of healthy life years and to reduce the health disparities in the U.S.-Mexico Border Area, in accordance with the Healthy Border 2010 Agenda.


Purpose Description:  

To contribute to reduce non-communicable diseases and the risk factors associated with the diseases among the U.S.-Mexico Border population.




3.1 Guidance for policy and programs to prevent and control NCD along the U.S.-Mexico region.


Number of U.S.-Mexico Initiatives using the CARMEN framework


Partners in the U.S.-Mexico Diabetes Forum using the Regional Strategy for the prevention and control of NCD


Number of USMB initiatives that produce scientific information on the subject of overweight and obesity in children.



3.2 To improve the organization, management and delivery of health care service in diabetes in participating clinics.


Number of State and local health services supported to improve their delivery system for diabetes and NCDs including recruitment and retention policies for CHW's



Number of States and local health services supported in implementing the regional strategy on an integrated approach to prevention and control of NCDs, including diet and physical activities.


Number of State and local health services supported in implemeting the Pan Am Steps methodology


Diabetes Border project implemented and objectives met.



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