SEAHEC Future Healthcare Leaders Students visit Grand Canyon University
On November 4th 2011, eighty- five students from the SEAHEC Health Career clubs from Douglas, Bisbee, Nogales, Rio Rico and Tucson high schools participated in the “Grand Canyon University 26th Annual Health Sciences and Nursing Day”. Over 1,000 students from all over the state attended. This day-long event included presentations on health-related topics, college admissions and display booths from many healthcare associations, HOSA,
Arizona Farmers Earn Healthy Farms Recognition
Posted on September 21, 2011 by fillyourplate
Bill Neubauer, Co-Chair of the U.S.-Mexico Commission’s Health Services Committee, presents Ed Curry with the 2011 Healthy Farms Recognition for Curry Farms
Two Arizona farms were recently recognized for being “Healthy Farms” by the Arizona-Mexico Commission.
As of summer 2011, the Arizona-Mexico Commission has begun publically recognizing farms that meet high standards for health, safety, and sanitation and collaborate with a local Community Health Center to bring health outreach services and basic health education to workers.
Med-Start students get hands-on emergency training at Tubac event
Published Friday, June 24, 2011 10:38 AM CDT
Benny Martinez from Tubac shows a student how to use a fire extinguisher. Photos/Suzanne David
Students in the University of Arizona’s Med-Start program students attended a “trauma day” program hosted by the Tubac Fire Department at station No. 3 on June 17.
During the program, the 36 students rotated through a series of stations set up by members of the Tubac, Rio Rico and Green Valley fire departments that included ambulance operations, using a fire extinguisher, using extrication tools, fire engine operations, venomous snake information, and helicopter operations (LifeNet).
If you have ever had to find health data for a small border community, you know how difficult it can be to dig through all the information out there to find out if what you are seeking is even available. With the “Arizona Border Region Data Resources & Virtual Library,” all of that research has already been done for you! The purpose of the library is to provide health data at the county or community level that can be used by organizations and communities to set health priorities, plan health programs, seek funding, and advocate.