Forming a Binational Entity to Address the Health of a Border Region: A Case Study

We’re proud to announce the publication of, “Forming a Binational Entity to Address the Health of a Border Region: A Case Study” in which several members of the Border Health Consortium of the Californias collaborated in writing. On January 19th, 2018 the article went live on the Frontiers in Public Health website. The case study focuses […]

What is the Mental Health Work Group for the Consortium?

What does the Mental Health Work Group Do? Since its inception in 2015, the Mental Health Work Group’s objective has been to educate, collaborate, share resources, share data and support one another in the arena of mental health. They are composed of member agencies including government, academia, mental health providers, nonprofits and etc. During the […]

A New Year Head Start

The Mental Health Work Group for the Consortium met on January 18, 2018 in El Centro, CA. at the Cancer Resource Center of the Desert. Rosa Ceseñas, a member of the work group and an Outreach Navigator for the resource center greeted everyone with a friendly smile and a welcoming heart to start off the […]

Binational Mental Health and Migration Symposium: News

The Binational Mental Health and Migration Symposium held on October 13, 2017 at the Mental Health Hospital in Tijuana, MX was a complete success! We had the following presentations done by wonderful researchers, professors, doctors and amazing professionals in their field.  Opening Keynote presentation: Two Decades of Research on Transnational Migration Between Mexico and the […]

Enhancing the Continuity of HIV/TB Care in the San Diego and Tijuana Border Region

“Enhancing the Continuity of HIV/TB Care in the San Diego and Tijuana Border Region” symposium on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Pier South Resort, 800 Seacoast Drive, Imperial Beach, CA 91932. This symposium is organized by the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center (PAETC), U.S.-Mexico Border AETC Steering Team (UMBAST), San Ysidro Health Center […]

Binational Mental Health and Migration Symposium

On behalf of the Border Health Consortium of the Californias Mental Health workgroup, we invite you to attend a special symposium on Mental Health and Migration on October 13, 2017 at the Tijuana, B.C.  Mental Health Hospital. The objective of the symposium is to discuss the experiences and challenges of migrants who move across the […]

MISSION

To be an organized, consolidated, believable, and trustworthy network internationally known for the improvement of health along the California-Baja California Border Region.

VISION

“An organized, consolidated, believable and trustworthy network internationally known for the improvement of health along the California- Baja California Border Region.”

Goals

1.- Identify the common challenges. 2.- Use resources efficiently. 3.- Optimize articulation through: Collaboration, Coordination, and Communication (“the three Cs”). 4.- Support training and development. Other goals include: 5.- Develop protocols and mechanisms to promote Collaboration and Cooperation. 6.- Promote Monitoring and Evaluation, Responsibility, Follow up and Outcomes. 7.- Ongoing improvement, innovation, and adaptation.