The 14th annual Border Health Conference, sponsored by the Texas Medical Association and the Border Health Caucus, convened in Laredo, TX, earlier this week. The conference, packed with thoughtful and detailed information, included nearly 100 medical professionals and subject matter experts discussing health care trends and challenges in all communities along the binational border between Texas and Mexico, and various methods of addressing and solving those challenges.
We thank our speakers, sponsors, and attendees for participating. Speaker presentations can be accessed here.
Don’t forget to follow the Border Health Caucus on social media for year-round updates on activities and opportunities to participate. And look for information early next summer on the 2020 Border Health Conference.
El Paso pediatricians fill a gap by volunteering care for asylum-seekers along the Texas border. What started as a local way to address the health care needs of this growing population is gradually turning into a statewide and national network.
Read the Feature story in Texas Medicine.
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