Celebrating 20 Years
Established in 1995 as one of the largest private foundation along the U.S.-Mexico border. We strive to promote health and prevent disease through leadership in health education, research and advocacy.
Focus is placed on communities living in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties in far west Texas, Doña Ana, Luna, and Otero Counties in southern New Mexico, and in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Invested more than $141 million in the mission of the Foundation and granted to more than 300 organizations across the Borderplex.
PHIX Health Information Exchange
PHIX (formerly known as the Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange) is a non-profit organization created with the mission of improving health through collaboration and technology. Members of PHIX improve health care through the secure sharing of privacy-protected health information. Members include hospitals, physicians, allied health providers, outpatient clinics, pharmacies, labs, and imaging centers.
In today’s healthcare environment, the ability to exchange health information elect…
April 25, 2017
The Health Foundation is pleased to share an interactive mapping tool to help nonprofits, schools and community leaders identify opportunities to connect school-age youth with available out of school programs and activities in El Paso, Southern New Mexico and Ciudad Juárez.
Developed by the Health Foundation as part of the IGNITE Initiative, the maps locate a range of out of school programs available in the region. The maps also include population data for youth ages 7-18 by census track in El Paso and Southern New Mexico and by planning area in Ciudad Juárez.
“We are working to loc…
Posted on April 25, 2017 by Tracy J. Yellen
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) is partnering with the City of El Paso and El Paso Water to build a linear trail on the Playa Drain from Ascarate Park to Riverside High School. The Playa Drain Trail will offer opportunities for recreation and physical activity (walking/biking) for use by residents throughout the region and as an alternative to driving for near-by residents, and is part of the Health Foundation’s commitment to making active living the easy choice in our region. The Playa Drain Trail project is possible because of the creativity and coll…