Playa Drain Trail Community Meeting - May 17
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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…
May 22, 2017
When it comes to the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) initiative, more is better.
The more multi-disciplined the approach, the greater the odds a cross-section of the region will benefit.
The more there is a mixture of programs that teach people the skills they need to live a healthier life and availability of nutritious food to make healthy lifestyle choices, the better the chances that HEAL will take root and create lifelong habits.
This is where the city of El Paso’s Eat Well! El Paso campaign comes into play. Eat Well! El Paso ad…
Posted on May 4, 2017 by Bianca De León
As another school year ends and with summer on the horizon, it is not too early to start thinking about what kids will be doing during the summer break. To avoid the summertime cry of “I’m bored”, consider enrolling youth in a summer program. Planned activities by reputable organizations have the benefits of providing a safe environment for learning and making friends while also diverting youth from potentially harmful activity.
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), first time use of marijuana amongst youth is highest during the summer mont…