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Annual U.S.-Mexico Regional Binational Health Conference about Diseases and Emergencies Updates

A two-day conference is held once a year to discuss medically related topics and provide updates on matters of health that pertain to the U.S.-Mexico Border Region.  It is hosted by MRGB AHEC in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services-Public Health Region 11.

This two-day virtual conference took place August 12–13, 2021.  The conference provided information regarding the local perspective on public health issues, migrants, and health, an overview of the COVID-19 pandemic in Laredo, Texas, a detailed presentation on COVID-19 and its current vaccines. 

Annual Update in Medicine Conference

A two-day medical conference designed to provide the primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health professionals with current evidence-based information about medical conditions that are of primary concern in their practice. Experts in their field offer a live presentation and invite the audience to engage in a question-and-answer session. The program includes a forum that provides the latest medical information about treatment, diagnostic modalities, and ongoing research in an environment conducive to group discussion and the exchange of ideas.

It will be a two-day virtual conference that will take place Friday, October 22, 2021, from 12:00 pm–6:00 pm and Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 8:00 am–5:00 pm.  Topics for this year’s conference include advance directives, concussions, COVID-19, diabetes, depression, ethics, geriatric mental health, hypertension, lymphedema, suicide and grieving, telehealth, and vaping.  Up to 12 CEU’s could be provided for practicing providers. 

Annual Domestic Violence Conference

A one-day conference to promote and create awareness about domestic violence issues in the community. The conference is a community effort to breaking the cycle of domestic violence. This program offers lectures and presentations on issues relating to the victim, the family, and the community. The conference serves a multidisciplinary audience and representatives from the law enforcement, education, health care, and community service agencies attend the program and receive continuing education credits.

It will be a one-day virtual conference that will take place Thursday, October 14, 2021, from 8:30, am–12:30 pm.  CEU/CLE credits will be provided.  Law Enforcement will receive a Certificate of Completion and Evaluation Form.