Health issues transcend geographic boundaries. Dealing with disease and promoting healthy living in the border region requires line-crossing partnerships. SEAHEC works to enhance the well-being of people living in Southeastern Arizona’s US-Mexico border region by collaborating with communities to enhance prevention and care. Our Border/Binational program hosts the The Arizona Border Communities Health Network/Binational Health Council of Ambos Nogales The Arizona Border Communities Health Network/Binational Health Council of Ambos Nogales.
“All I wanted to do was make it better for the next generation.” Dr. Alfred Quiñones-Hinojosa, who came to the US as a migrant farm worker, and fulfilled his dream of becoming a neurosurgeon/oncologist. Now he mentors youth who would be physicians. Continue reading
When asked about how participating in Future Health Leaders helped him decide on a career path, he says, “If it wasn’t for Med-Club, pursuing a Masters degree in Public Health wouldn’t have been a possibility.” Continue reading
Our people here at the border are connected. Our history connects us, our economy connects us, our air, water and environment connect us. Common sense should connect us too. Continue reading