U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission

Who We Are

The Commission was created as a binational health commission in July 2000 with the signing of an agreement by the Secretary of Health and Human Services of the United States and the Secretary of Health of México. In 2004, the Commission was designated as a Public International Organization by Executive Order of the President, thus the integration into OGA’s International Relations Division.

What We Do

The mission of the United States-México Border Health Commission (BHC) is to provide international leadership to improve health and quality of life along the U.S.-México border. The BHC has the unique opportunity to bring together the two countries and their border states to address border health challenges by providing the necessary leadership to develop coordinated and binational actions that can improve the health and quality of life of all border residents.


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