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Health and Immigration Symposium
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 9:00am to Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 12:00pm

Tuesday, October 16 2007, 9 a.m. - noon
PSU Urban Center, Second Floor Galleria

506 SW Mill St.


Featuring presentations by:

Dr. Angelica Garcia Aviles - Head of Education, Health Department of Zacatecas, Mexico

Emilio Mejia - Farmacias Remedio, San Francisco

Margaret Everett, Ph.D. - Department of Anthropology, Portland State University

Stephanie Farquhar, Ph.D. - School of Community Health, Portland State University

Jose Padin, Ph.D. - Director of Chicano and Latino Studies, Portland State University


This event is part of the seventh annual Binational Health Week, which has become one of the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to improve the health and well-being of underserved immigrants and migrants of Mexican and Central American origin living in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It encompasses an annual weeklong series of health promotion and health education activities that include workshops, insurance referrals and medical screenings. For more information on events taking place throughout the Portland metro area, please visit the Binational Health Week Web site at http://www.binationalhealthweekpdx.org.