January 2017 Newsletter / Boletin de Enero 2017

Learn more about what we have been up to this January: Ventanilla de Salud – Washington, D.C.’s monthly newsletter is here!

The Ventanilla de Salud Program, at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Mexico in Washington D.C., and the Hispanic Institute for Blindness Prevention (HIBP) invite you to take a look at our activities this month and learn more about our upcoming events.

Monthly Newsletter (January 2017)


Conoce nuestras actividades del mes de enero: ¡Ya llego el boletin mensual de la Ventanilla de Salud en Washington, D.C.!

La Ventanilla de Salud en la Sección Consular de la Embajada de México en Washington, DC y el Instituto Hispano para la Prevención de la Ceguera (HIBP) te invita a que le des una mirada a nuestras actividades del mes y conozcas mas sobre lo que tenemos preparado próximamente

Boletin Mensual (Enero 2017)

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The HIBP and the Consular Section of the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, DC

In 2006 the Hispanic Institute for Blindness Prevention (HIBP) started as a volunteer VDS at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, DC and in 2007 the relationship was formalized by a memorandum of understanding.

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The VDS has a permanent location inside the Consular Section of the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, DC and collaborates in many of the Consular events in the area of Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland.

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About the program

The Ventanilla de Salud (VDS) is a program of the Government of Mexico developed by the Department of Health and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is implemented through 50 Mexican consulates in the United States and local health organizations.  The Ventanillas provide reliable information on health topics, counseling and referrals to available and accessible health services  in local communities.  This program was designed to improve the physical and mental health of Mexicans and their families living in the United States and to increase access to primary and preventive health insurance coverage and ensure culturally sensitive services in order to reduce the use of emergency services.

Even when the VDS program is a Mexican program, it is important to mention that this program is open to any family or individual in need, no matter their race, nationality or immigration status.

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Upcoming events

  • February 24, 2017 12:00 pm1st Annual Hispanic American Mental Health Outreach
  • February 25, 2017 8:00 amVDS Móvil: Clínica de la Vista y Clinica Medica Movil a Bajo Costo - Riverdale, MD
  • February 25, 2017 8:30 amJornada Sabatina en la Sección Consular
  • March 1, 2017 9:00 amPruebas de VIH en Consulado Mexicano
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Hours and Location

Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 2:00pm

Consular Section of
the Embassy of Mexico
1250 23rd St. NW
Washington, DC 20037

Tel. 202-736-1015

info@ventanilladesalud.org

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