For the past two years, JUNTOS has been partnering with Radio La Mexicana 101.5 and 92.2, a leading Latino media venue in Southwest Kansas, to promote health education programs, Ventanilla de Salud events, and Consulado móviles in Kansas. Moreover, Arturo Ponce, Ventanilla de Salud outreach worker, has been at the radio discussing different topics including Seguro Popular, Community health Screening events etc.
On Friday, October 12th, 2012, First Lady of Chihuahua, Bertita Gómez de Duarte, and the Director of Seguro Popular of Chihuahua, Pedro Hernández Flores, visited The University of Kansas Medical Center to meet with Dr. Edward Ellerbeck, Chair of the KUMC Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Paula Cupertino, Juntos Director, Ramon Murguia, attorney at law, Leo Prieto, Advisor for the Institute of Mexicans Abroad, and representatives from the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City.
Moving along Juntos Center for Advancing Latino Health’s partnership with Mexico, we welcomed First Lady of Chihuahua, Bertita Gómez de Duarte, and the Director of Seguro Popular of Chihuahua, Pedro Hernández Flores, to Garden City for a two-day visit in the state of Kansas. On Thursday October 11th, 2012, Paula Cupertino, Arturo Ponce, Mercedes Saint-Elin, and Miriam Munoz from Juntos accompanied First Lady of Chihuahua Mrs. Duarte and Chihuahua officials on a visit to Liberal, … Continue reading →
WICHITA, Kan.—Free screenings for HIV will be available in southwest Kansas from October 8-11. The screenings will be provided by staff from the University of Kansas School of Medicine–Wichita at four area United Methodist Mexican-American Ministries (UMMAM) clinics.
To download the 2012 Calendar of Binational Health Week events in Southwest Kansas, please click on this link: 2012 BHW events in Southwest Kansas Thursday, October 11th, 2012: Town Hall Meeting in Liberal, KS: Invitacion a la Junta con Comunidad en Liberal Blog Posted by Mercedes Saint-Elin
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