U.S.- Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project Print E-mail

Fact Sheet/ Survey Result/ Documents/ Collaboration Site/ Related Websites

This is a twelve year U.S.-Mexico collaborative project that attempts to determine the prevalence of diabetes along the U.S.-Mexico border and to develop binational diabetes prevention and control programs that respond to the needs of the border population.  

Project Rationale and Need

Project Purpose

To diminish the impact of diabetes of the border population by conducting activities in two related and chronological phases:

Prevalence Study

Result Dissemination

Collaborative Partners

Project Management

Pan American Health Organization will coordinate activities with support of the Project’s Executive Committee which, at the same time is composed of two Committees (Scientific and Intervention Advisory). A Binational Coordinator is in charge of coordinating binational activities, with one Mexican and one U.S. Coordinators who will coordinate domestic activities.

Challenges to Overcome


Fact Sheet/ Survey Result/ Documents/ Collaboration Site/ Related Websites

 

Information

Contact the El Paso Field Office of the Pan American Health Organization at (915) 845-5950 Ext. 2537

 

Last Updated on Friday, 02 July 2010 12:33