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El Paso, TX, April 4, 2011 (PAHO/WHO)
-  Sun Metro, the City of El Paso’s Department of Public Health, the Consulate General of Mexico and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization U.S.-Mexico Border Officeare joining forces to celebrate the 2011 National Public Health Week April 4-10.
 The National Public Health Week, sponsored by the American Public Health Association, aims to bring attention to good health and safety, as well as preventing injuries and violence.
Beyond encouraging the public to ride the bus, public health officials are hosting various events throughout the week.

Agenda

Event: Poster exhibit and presentations about the Department of Public Health's Success Stories.Date: April 5, 2011.

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: City of El Paso People's Gallery.

Contact: (915) 771-5727.

Media interview availability: 9:00 -9:30 a.m.

 

Event: Accident prevention and car seat safety presentation (Spanish).
Presenter:
Del Sol Medical Center Injury Prevention Program.
Date:
April 6, 2011.
Time:
10:00 a.m.
Location:
Consulate General of Mexico, 910 E. San Antonio Ave.
Contact:
(915)533-8555 or (915)532-5551.


Event:
Prevention of fires and fire related injuries presentation (Spanish).
Presenter:
El Paso Fire Department.
Date:
April 6, 2011.
Time:
11:00 a.m.
Location:
Consulate General of Mexico, 910 E. San Antonio Ave.

Event: PRESS CONFERENCE World Health Day: “Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the U.S-Mexico Border”.
Date:
April 7, 2011.
Time:
1 p.m.
Location:
Consulate General of Mexico, 910 E. San Antonio Ave.
Contact: (915) 533-8555 or (915) 532-5551


Event:
Department of Public Health Success Stories Poster Exhibit.
Date:
April 7-15, 2011.
Location:
UTEP College of Health Sciences, Fountain Room /Main Lobby, 1101 N. Campbell.
Contact:
(915) 771-5727.

 

For more information please contact:

Lorely Ambriz, M.S.I.S, Knowledge Management & Communication Advisor
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / A Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) United States-Mexico Border Office
5400 Suncrest Dr. Ste. C-4  El Paso, TX 79912
Office (915) 845-5950 Ext. 42523 / Cel (915) 449-3040  / Fax  (915) 845-4361
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 17:01
 

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