Task Force of Border Health Officials Recommendations Report, 2021
Report addressing public health issues in the Texas-Mexico border region, offering short- and long-term planning recommendations. Covers health infrastructure, communicable diseases, environmental health, chronic diseases, and maternal child health.
Date: 12/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Task Force of Border Health Officials view details
Scaling a Community-Wide Campaign Intervention to Manage Hypertension and Weight Loss
Analysis of a public health intervention addressing hypertension and obesity among low-income Latino populations in the U.S.-Mexico border region in Texas. Discusses the impacts of the intervention in 10 cities and large metro areas, 2 small towns, and 6 rural areas and examines data using the RE-AIM Framework.
Author(s): Belinda M. Reininger, Lisa A. Mitchell-Bennett, MinJae Lee, et al. Citation: Frontiers in Medicine, 8, 661353 Date: 11/2021 Type: Document view details
¿Qué Pasa Con Papá? Exploring Paternal Responsibilities and Physical Activity in Mexican-Heritage Families
Study examining physical activity and parental responsibility among Mexican-heritage fathers in colonias along the Texas-Mexico border, analyzing data from 300 surveys. Discusses reported activities with children, sense of financial responsibility, and strategies for increasing shared activities among Mexican-heritage fathers and children.
Author(s): Megan E. McClendon, M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Tyler Prochnow, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(16), 8618 Date: 08/2021 Type: Document view details
Patient Satisfaction with Telehealth During COVID-19: Experience in a Rural County on the United States–Mexico Border
Discusses the rapid expansion of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic in rural Cochise county, Arizona, examining patient satisfaction with quality of care, ease of scheduling, confidence in telehealth, and other measures. Describes challenges facing rural border residents in accessing healthcare, strains on primary care, and telehealth's potential to alleviate these issues. Collects data from 354 adult and 2018 pediatric patient survey responses.
Author(s): Rachael Phenicie, Rosemary Acosta Wright, Jeffrey Holzberg Citation: Telemedicine and e-Health, 27(8), 859-865 Date: 08/2021 Type: Document view details
Border 2025: United States-Mexico Environmental Program
Describes the goals and objectives of the Border 2025 program, including further investment in reducing air pollution, improving water quality, supporting waste management, and increasing preparedness to respond to environmental emergencies. Breaks down objectives into measurable stages and discusses partnerships between governments, U.S. tribes, and Mexican Indigenous communities.
Frontera 2025: Programa Ambiental México - Estados Unidos
Date: 05/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency view details