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 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 email@example.com.
October 16, 2015
Attention Board Members!
Join us in celebrating the launch of the
Robert H. Hoy REALIZE Board Program
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
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…
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…
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 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)…
September 24, 2015
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded 15 grants totaling more than $2.2 million under the Healthy Eating 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 - $106,028.25 Healthy Eating Active Living To provide meals and offer physical activity for residents near-by middle and high schools at their center in Ciudad Juárez, MX.
Border Partners - $27,500.00 Healthy Eating Active Living in Border region of…
September 9, 2019
The Out-of-School Time (OST) Library is an electronic, comprehensive resource for out of school time professionals, youth workers, grant writers, educators, policymakers, and researchers looking to further their knowledge and understanding of the importance of OST in the region. The library includes publications,…