The goal of the two day forum is to improve public health policies forimmigrant populations, as well as to enhance working relations among healthauthorities from participating countries to improve the health and well-beingof Latino communities across the
?We are honored to have the First Lady of Mexico join us in
The forum will feature information on infectious diseases such astuberculosis and HIV, obesity, diabetes, occupational safety and health, and improvinghealth care access and insurance coverage for immigrants. The forum is being organized bythe New Mexico Department of Health, the
Governor Richardson will give the inaugural remarks at 8:30 a.m. on October6. Joining Governor Richardson for the inauguration will be First Lady of Mexico, Margarita Zavala, Dr. JoséAngel Córdova, Secretary of Health for Mexico, Dr. Alfredo Vigil, NewMexico?s Secretary of Health, Dr. John Stobo, Senior Vice President ofHealth Sciences and Services at the University of California, Carmen Laspina,National Director of Health for Ecuador, Carlos García de Alba, of theInstitute of Mexicans Living Abroad, and Julia Bryan, Acting Associate Directorfor the Office of Rural Health Policy of the U.S. Department of Health andHuman Services.
The Policy Forum also serves as the official launch event forBinational Health Week, one of the largest mobilization efforts in the
To register for the forum, go online to https://www.regonline.com/binationalpolicy.
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Office of New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson