September 12, 2017
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded 10 grants totaling more than $1.5 million under the Healthy Eating and Active Living Priority Area – HEAL Initiative. The purpose of the HEAL initiative is to make healthy eating and active living the easy choice for youth and their families.
Funded organizations are:
Arbol de Vida - $142,973.88
To promote physical fitness and nutrition among children in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Border Partners - $78,672.00
*Healthy Eating and Active Living in the Binational Border Region of Luna…
August 31, 2017
Dramatic change is taking shape in the fields of population health and health care. This fast and progressive evolution in our community requires capable leadership. In response, the Paso del Norte Health Foundation created REALIZE, an innovative leadership development experience that helps ensure a network of leaders, who are committed to improving health for the benefit of future generations.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to announce the REALIZE Cohort for 2017-18. These individuals will begin an intense nine-month experience, which is custom designed to transform…
August 29, 2017
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation and Institute for Healthy Living are working with multiple community stakeholders and a planning team to develop a conceptual master plan for a county-wide trail in El Paso County. The goal is to develop a trail that will become a regional attraction that connects community, celebrates El Paso’s history and cultures, highlights the Rio Grande, promotes health and active living, and catalyzes economic development.
We invite you to take a few moments to complete an on-line survey about what route and amenities you would like to see for a county-wide…
August 17, 2017
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation in partnership with the City of El Paso Parks and Recreations Department and El Paso Water seeks an artist or artist team to work with students in select schools in the Ysleta Independent School District to create original mosaic designs/artwork and assist with fabrication oversight and installation in areas along the Playa Drain Trail.
To review the full proposals, click on the link. (La información sólo está disponible en inglés.)
Deadline: **Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 12 p.m….
August 16, 2017
In the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD), 68 percent of the student body is leading a moderate to very active lifestyle each day. If that sounds impressive, it is – particularly considering that a year ago the figure was 32 percent.
Credit a program called Coordinated Approach To Child Health, or CATCH, for the remarkable improvement. The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) provided funding to YISD in 2016 to begin implementing CATCH as a comprehensive approach to health.
The investment is paying off.
“The immediate benefits that YISD have seen in using…
August 16, 2017
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation will hold a FINAL public meeting to provide input on the design of a linear trail on the Playa Drain from Ascarate Park to Riverside High School.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Riverside High School Cafeteria
301 Midway Dr., El Paso, Texas 79915
The Playa Drain Trail is a partnership of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation), City of El Paso and El Paso Water. The Health Foundation is contributing $2 million for the design and construction of the trail from Ascarate Park to Riverside High School. The…
August 14, 2017
In 2016, Paso del Norte Health Foundation supported more than 80 regional nonprofit organizations and institutions for a total of $8.9 million in funding to improve health and quality of life in the region. For a complete list of grants funded, click on link.
August 9, 2017
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to invite eligible agencies to submit Letters of Intent (LOIs) under the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Priority Area: Alcohol and Tobacco Control. After LOI review, selected agencies will be invited to submit a full proposal. Eligible applicants include nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, including churches and units of government, located in the Paso del Norte Region. See www.pdnhf.org for grant guidelines including what PdNHF does not fund.
Deadlines & Schedule: - Letters of intent due via the Foundation’s online application…
July 26, 2017
The Health Information Exchange is now PHIX. Emily Hartmann is the executive director. And the number of partners and volume of patient records being collected and stored for exchange among medical providers is growing by the day.
“Right now the focus is on one-on-one conversations with physician practices and on-boarding major networks like the Veterans Administration and Department of Defense,” says Hartmann, who took the helm of PHIX in 2017.
Remember, it was in 2016 that the then-Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange (HIE) went live with leadership support from the Paso del…
July 21, 2017
The El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium will host a Behavioral Health Summit to share the Consortium’s accomplishments to date and goals going forward, provide a review of Mental Health & IDD Bills from the 85th Legislative Session, and launch the “Okay to Say” movement.
The event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
8:00 a.m. to Noon
El Paso Community College
Administrative Services Building
9050 Viscount Blvd.
RSVP by Friday, August 18, 2017 to Juanita Galaviz at email@example.com or (915)218-2618.
December 11, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s board members are a diverse group of business and community leaders dedicated to upholding the vision, mission, values and goals established to promote health and prevent disease in the Paso del Norte region.
The following individuals have completed their terms of service to…