October 21, 2015
In celebration of National Health Education Week, four Certified Health Education Specialists (CHESs) share their reasons for obtaining national certification as health education specialists, the value of national credentialing to their employers, and the career development benefits of National Commission for Health Education Credentialing certification. Perspectives from the field: Certified Health Education Specialists on the Value of Health Education Credentialing. Four of the five authors work with Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s initiatives.
October 21, 2015
Of course you’ve heard of Creative Kids Inc. Who hasn’t? The award-winning visual arts education program has been recognized by the White House, named THE model after-school program in the state of Texas, and will be reaching new heights by sharing its program strategies throughout the state.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is a partner through the IGNITE Initiative and it’s funding the Creative Kids’ Project ABLE (Art Brokers Learning Experiences), an after-school and summer visual arts education program for youth ages 7-to-18 in Fabens, TX. This program that was the Texas Educatio…
October 17, 2015
Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to invite eligible agencies to submit proposals through a competitive process for funding of Priority Area 2 - Tobacco and Alcohol Control through A Smoke Free Paso del Norte Initiative (SFI). Successful applicants will propose evidence-based programs that contribute to SFI’s comprehensive and coordinated approach to reduce tobacco use in the Paso del Norte region.
For more information, contact Jana Renner, Associate Program Officer at 915-544-7636 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 16, 2015
Master’s degree in healthcare management or information management preferred.
Management experience required. Visit www.pdnhie.org to review job description or to learn more about HIE.
Click here to download job description.
Submit resume with cover letter to:
Sylvia Soto email@example.com
No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
October 16, 2015
Attention Board Members!
Join us in celebrating the launch of the
Robert H. Hoy REALIZE Board Program
October 15, 2015
Nohemi Rubio, Associate Program Officer from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation graduates from the Leaders across the Borders leadership development program organized by the U.S. – Mexico Border Health Commission. The graduation ceremony was held on October 9, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ms. Rubio was one of 11 individuals selected from throughout the country to participate in the program. She was the only representative for El Paso.
Ms. Rubio was able to complete and present a binational communications protocol design describing best communication practices and a code of conduct that fo…
October 8, 2015
Begin at Birth (2000 – 2008)
The family plays a vital role in the health of a child. Nurturing and caring for loved ones at any age contributes too many benefits that lead to positive health outcomes. The Begin at Birth Initiative (B@B) focused on raising public awareness on the importance of the first three years of life for a child – not only their academic achievement, but also their health, safety and overall well-being. Priority was placed on improving quality of child care centers, providing parent education, and engaging fathers in the lives of their children.
B@B also provided…
October 8, 2015
20th Anniversary celebration October 1 & 2, 2015 Wyndham, El Paso Airport Hilton
Paso del Norte Health Foundation celebrated its 20th Anniversary with three events recognizing the individuals who helped to form the original Providence Hospital, Providence Memorial Hospital and the Health Foundation.
Legacy Event – October 1
Descendants of Dr. and Mrs. M.P. Shuster and the founding board of Providence Memorial Hospital joined us for an afternoon reception to honor those that contributed to improving the health of the people in the border region for over 100 years. Attendees rece…
October 5, 2015
Pushing for El Paso to become one of the first major U.S. cities to adopt an ordinance banning indoor smoking in public places, and seeing a reduction in the number of smokers and incidence of lung cancer rates as a result.
Reducing the excess calories in meals and creating healthy menu options in restaurants; adding miles of public walking trails; and facilitating teen-to-teen conversations on the U.S.-Mexico border around the topic of healthy sexuality.
These are some of the ways the Paso del Norte Health Foundation has been at the forefront in helping El Paso and the surrounding …
September 30, 2015
You are invited to attend
Paso del Norte Tobacco Control Network
Monday, October 12, 2015 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Binational Health Week – Consul General, Mexico SYNAR Retail Checks – Prevention Resource Center
Centro San Vicente – Classroom A (2nd Floor) 8061 Alameda Ave. El Paso, TX 79915
Lunch will be provided.
If you know of anybody interested in attending, please invite them.
RSVP for lunch by Wednesday, October 7 2015.
Please contact Annette Torres for information or to RSVP at http://research.utep.edu/smokefree, at (915) 7…
February 20, 2018
The Fundacion Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar and FECHAC have partnered to launch “Playgrounds in the Park,” an initiative designed to get gently used playground equipment into neighborhood parks in Ciudad Juárez. The organizations have extended an invitation to neighborhood groups (consisting of 10 or mor…