UTPA hosts Border Binational Health Week inaugural ceremony
By Melissa Ciomperlik, Writer
Posted: 10/12/2004
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Doreen D. Garza, at podium, executive director of The University of Texas-Pan American Border Health Office welcomed guests to the inaugural ceremony of the Lower Rio Grande Valley/Reynosa–Matamoros Border Binational Health Week, Oct. 10-17, at the UTPA Annex Building Ballroom Oct 11. Border Binational Health Week (BBHW) – the first initiative of its kind – will host multiple events focused on various health topics presented Valley-wide and in Reynosa and Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The goal of BBHW is to advance the implementation of Healthy Border 2010, a U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission program which promotes a binational health agenda for the border region. For more information about BBHW or Healthy Border 2010 call the UTPA Border Health Office at 956/381-3687 or visit