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The overarching goal of the initiative is to effect long‐term improvements in sexual health across the life-span and reduce negative health outcomes in the Paso del Norte region. The Foundation uses a sex positive approach which promotes a society where every touch is a wanted touch and sexual health across the life-span is recognized as an integral human need for healthy development and nurturing. Research has shown that sexually healthy persons - persons who are sexually literate, comfortable and competent - are more likely to make sexually healthy choices, including decisions concerning sexually risky behaviors. Exploring, celebrating and communicating about sexuality from a positive position that is self-affirming, age appropriate, aligned with ethical, spiritual and moral beliefs, values and healthy behaviors is essential to achieve long term sexual health and reduced negative health outcomes. Program partners are working throughout the region and policy efforts for sexual health education are in development.

Strategic Plan 2014-17

Program Lead: Bianca De León

Affiliated Grants

2016 TSK: No Means No - Good to Go

2016 TSK: Teen Talk, Teens Thinking Smart

2016 TSK: FOCUS El Paso

2016 TSK: Safer Choices

2016 TSK: En Sexualidad tu Tienes la Palabra IV

2016 TSK: Healthy Miner Sex Positive Peer Education Program


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Hiram Duran joins the Health Foundation as Communications Intern

September 18, 2017

Hiram is a media advertising major at the University of Texas at El Paso. This is his senior year and plans to graduate in December 2017. After graduation, he will pursue a graduate degree in Journalism.

As the Communications Intern for the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, he supports the Director of Communicat…

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