Healthy Paso del Norte
A regional resource for population data and community health information that identifies key priorities, establishes measurable health objectives, assists regional organizations with planning and goal setting, and provides evidence-based strategies to improve health.
Focus is placed on the people living in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties in far west Texas, Doña Ana, Luna, and Otero Counties in southern New Mexico, and in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Invested more than $187 million in the mission of the Foundation and granted to more than 300 organizations across the Borderplex.
PDN County to County Trail
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) is partnering with UTEP’s Institute for Healthy Living to develop a route map for a county-wide linear trail in El Paso, Texas.
For the Health Foundation, trails and outdoor recreation opportunities are an excellent way for people to get outdoors, exercise and explore their neighborhoods. They also create important connections between amenities (parks, schools, businesses), can lead to economic development and improve overall quality…
January 18, 2019
In 2018, the Paso del Norte Health Foundation invested nearly $10 million in grants/contracts designed to promote health and prevent disease in the region. Grants were awarded in the Health Foundation’s five priority areas: Healthy Eating Active Living, Tobacco and Alcohol Prevention, Mental Health and Emotional Well-being and Health Leadership. We are pleased to share the list of active grants for 2018 on our website, click here to view.
The Health Foundation provides opportunities to apply for grant funding in the five priority areas throughout …
Posted on January 18, 2019 by Jana Renner
Three hundred thousand El Pasoans struggle with obesity. The latest science shows that obesity is a complex disease that generally requires medical treatment. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention defines obesity as a Body Mass Index (BMI) at or above 30 for an adult. Unfortunately, only a handful of healthcare providers – nationwide – know how to treat this condition. El Paso has been no exception … until now.
In 2018, the Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living (IHL) at the University of Texas at El Paso, with funding from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, created two e…