CSIS Conference: "Chronic Disease along the U.S.-Mexico Border"
March 15, 2010
“The Challenge of Chronic Diseases along the U.S.-Mexico Border”
Conference at CSIS
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2010 – The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Americas Program, the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) will host a conference on chronic disease along the U.S.-Mexico border. The conference will feature top representatives from the U.S. and Mexican governments and top NGO officials.
WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, March 17, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
CSIS B1 Conference Center (1800 K Street, NW)
Please find the full conference agenda below:
8:00-8:30 Registration and Breakfast
8:30-8:35 Welcome, Peter DeShazo, CSIS
8:35-8:45 Introduction of Dr. Agustín Lara Esqueda, Secretaría de Salud, Mexico, by Ed Kadunc, Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF)
8:45-9:15 Keynote Address – Dr. Antonio Lara Esqueda
9:15-10:30 Roundtable One: The Emerging Challenge of Chronic Diseases in the Border Region
María Teresa Cerqueira, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
David McQueen, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Beatriz Díaz, Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de Juárez, Mexico (invited)
Agustín Lara Esqueda, Secretaría de Salud, Mexico
10:45-12:00 Roundtable Two: Innovative Solutions in Addressing the Challenge of Chronic Diseases along the U.S.-Mexico Border
Jennifer Cabe, Canyon Ranch Institute
Josephine Garza, National Latino Children’s Institute
Dan Reyna, U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission
Credentialed members of the press who would like to attend must RSVP to email@example.com
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