Funding Support

The Network has received substantial funding support from the Border Health Initiative of Project Concern International through funding provided by The California Endowment, and direct funding from The California Endowment.

Financial support is also provided by federal funding from the Bureau of Health Professions, HRSA/HECT, Department of Health and Human Services. The program is funded (in part) by a grant from the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.

Funding for a "Partnership for Cross-Border Human Capacity Training in HIV and Tuberculosis" is provided by a grant from the Association Liaison Office for University Cooperation in Development (USAID subgrant).

A seed-grant for a "Health Careers Border Education Project" (HCEP) involving UCSD, UABC and the University of Texas, El Paso, and the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, is funded by Border PACT-Border partners in Action/CONAHEC – the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration, University of Arizona-Tucson, with the generous financial support of the Ford Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

For the purposes of institution building on a sustainable basis, the Network is developing comprehensive linkages with foundations, private industry and government agencies.

Dr. Gloria Sotelo and Ms Elizabeth Santillanez, Executive Manager of the San Diego Border HETC BHEN during the Trauma and Emergency Response Systems in the Border Region training.

The program aims to create a community-based health education and practitioner network to improve and sustain mutual understanding and the quality of health services on a cross-border basis.