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US-Mexico Border Health
Issues for Regional and Migrant Populations

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April 1998 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Border Health offers a wide range of studies involving health care and health promotion on the US - Mexican border.
J Gerard Power and Theresa Byrd
Introduction
 
PART ONE: CULTURAL VALUES AND HEALTH PROMOTION IN THE BORDER REGION
Sheila Murphy
A Mile Away and a World Apart
The Impact of Interdependent and Independent Views of the Self on US-Mexican Communications

 
Irma Hinojosa
Increasing the Consent Rate for Organ Donation in the Hispanic Population
Patricia A Lawrence
Psychological Risk Factors and Substance Abuse Among Young Adults
A Comparison of Non-Hispanic Whites and Mexican Americans

 
Robbin D Crabtree and Leigh Arden Ford
Communicating about Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Borderlands
Hantavirus Education for Rural, Border and Migrant Populations

 
 
PART TWO: CHALLENGES OF TWO ADJOINING HEALTH SYSTEMS
J Gerard Power
Alcohol and Tobacco Advertising in the Border Region
Jillian Hopewell
Cross-Border Cooperation
A Case Study of Binational Tuberculosis Control

 
Jesus Ramirez-Valles et al
A Patch for the Quilt
HIV/AIDS, Homosexual Men and Community Mobilization on the US-Mexico Border

 
Ellen Parietti, Jo[ci]ao B Ferreira-Pinto and Theresa Byrd
Easy Access to Contraceptives among Female Adolescents in a US-Mexico Border City
 
PART THREE: MODELS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION IN THE BORDER REGION
Leigh Arden Ford et al
Boundary Spanners
Las Promotoras in the Borderlands

 
Bill Schlesinger
Project Vida
Community Health Models That Work

 
Rebeca L Ramos, Jo[ci]ao B Ferreira-Pinto and Maria E Ramos
Alternative Approaches to Heroin Treatment and AIDS Prevention Among Youth in a Mexican Border City
 
PART FOUR: COMMUNITY AND HEALTH PROMOTION IN THE BORDER REGION
Theresa Byrd
Notes on Community Health on the Border From Theory and Practice
Jesusa Lara
Health Outreach Programs in the Colonias of the US-Mexico Border
Michael P Kelly
Divine Resources
Health Education Activities at Churches Along the US-Mexico Border

 
Sandra Benavides-Vaello and Heather Setzler
Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
Health Care Issues

 

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