Border Health

 

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. We do this through Border Binational Health Initiatives and cross-border networking. 

The Arizona Border Communities Health Network

SEAHEC collaborates with partners on both sides of the Arizona/Mexico border to improve access to health care and health information. 

The Binational Council of Ambos Nogales

Our Border/Binational program hosts the The Arizona Border Communities Health Network/Binational Health Council of Ambos Nogales. 

 

 

 


Virtual Library of Border Community Health Data launched by Arizona Border Communities Health Network/Red Sin Paredes

If you have ever had to find health data for a small border community, you know how difficult it can be to dig through all the information out there to find out if what you are seeking is even available. With the “Arizona Border Region Data Resources & Virtual Library,” all of that research has already been done for you! The purpose of the library is to provide health data at the county or community level that can be used by organizations and communities to set health priorities, plan health programs, seek funding, and advocate.

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SEAHEC Presents: A Common Sense Approach to Comprehensive Immigration Policy Reform

SEAHEC Executive Director Gail Emrick

SEAHEC presents:  “A Common Sense Approach to Comprehensive Immigration Policy Reform”

SEAHEC’s Executive Director, Gail Emrick, was born and raised in Arizona  and has spent most of her professional life in Central America and the US Mexico border region working on issues of social justice, including food security and health.  Upon her recent return to the US, she is frustrated by the shallow dialogue on immigration, which focuses primarily on border security and the wall.  So, when an opportunity from the UN World Food Program arose – an invitation to

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SEAHEC Awarded HRSA Planning Grant

A new federal grant is providing an exceptional opportunity for Arizona’s border communities to work together to address their health priorities and needs.  

Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center/SEAHEC has been awarded an $83,919 grant from HRSA, the Health Resources and Services Administration, to develop Redes Sin Paredes (Networks without Borders), a collaborative project of health organizations along Arizona’s border.

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