“Community Health Worker” is the Rural Recruitment and Retention Network’s (3RNet,) newest addition to their database of health professionals. 3RNet is a national leader for community-based health professional recruitment and retention. They provide resources for both health care providers seeking to fill staff positions and for health care professionals to find jobs in rural and under-served communities. A key strategy that helps employers and health professionals connect is using interactive technologies and communication.
Standing, LR: Dr. Laurence Alegría, Robert Guerrero, Aissa Acuna, Nicolette Dent, and Claudia Velasco. Front Row: Gabriel Zepeda and a colleague. Members of the Arizona Border Community (ABC) Health Network/Consejos Bi-nacionales de Salud, Ambos Nogales, (COBINA) paid a visit to the Arizona Sonora Border Project facilities (ARSOBO,) in Nogales, Sonora, to learn about the ground breaking cross-border initiative that provides training, jobs and assistive technology to the border region’s disabled population. Invited by ARSOBO Board member, Dr. William Neubauer, to tour the facility on August 27th, 2015, the new COBINA Co-Chairs Claudia Velasco, (SEAHEC) Nogales, Arizona, and Dr. Laurence Alegría … Continue reading
SEAHEC staff member Claudia Velasco has been named to serve as the new Co-Chair of the Binational Health Councils,(COBINAS) Arizona Border Communities (ABC) Health Network. Ms. Velasco, who has served as secretary to the Network for the past three years, announced her appointment in July, 2015. She also had the pleasure of welcoming another SEAHEC staff member, Aissa Acuña, to take her place as Secretary.
2015 Summer Camp From June 22nd-28th Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC) and the Tohono O’odham Nation hosted the Third Annual Future Health Leaders Summer Camp at the Tohono O’odham Community College (TOCC) in Sells, Arizona. The Tribal College hosted 16 O’odham high school students who shared an interest in exploring the vast world of healthcare and its professions. The group of eight boys and eight girls, who come from various districts across the reservation, stayed in the TOCC dorms during the weeklong exploration of health careers and O’odham culture. A key strategy of the summer camp is to … Continue reading