|Border Partners Forum for Action in the Prevention of Chronic Disease and Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles|
San Diego CA, 9 June, 2010 - Chronic diseases have become a serious health burden in the US-Mexico Border in which obesity, unhealthy eating, and lack of physical activity among our communities are contributing to worsen this problem.
Taking this into consideration,
the US-Mexico Border Office of the Pan American Health Organization / World
Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) together with the National City Chamber
of Commerce in California
is pleased to invite you to participate in the Forum.
June 9th, 2010
South County Regional Education Center
800 National City Blvd.
National City, CA 91950
To form alliances with multiple sectors and find a solution to this problem. Together we can make a difference, take action in preventing chronic diseases, and promote healthy lifestyles for the border.
Scope and Purpose
The aim of the Forum is to establish a partnership of interested border organizations and companies from a variety of sectors to discuss this opportunity for engagement in actions for the prevention and control of chronic diseases and promotion of healthy lifestyles.
The Border Partners Forum for Action partnership will play a leadership role in bringing good practices to light in the prevention and management of chronic diseases, healthy lifestyles, and supportive environments, and scaling up their application at all levels.
Who should join
Health organizations, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers, private companies, NGOs, and civil society organizations interested in prevention of chronic diseases and health promotion