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United States, Mexico: Border Health Office Opens

May 17, 2004

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On Friday, the Mexican city of Tijuana opened its first border health office to assist in screening, preventing and educating people about communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. The new office is run by the Border Health Commission, which has offices in both the United States and Mexico -- from Tijuana and San Diego in the west to Brownsville, Texas and Matamoros in the east.

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Adapted from:
Casper Star Tribune
05.17.04; Associated Press

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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