June 2017 Activities / Actividades de Junio 2017

Learn more about what we will be up to this month!

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  learn more about our upcoming events this month:

¡Conoce nuestras actividades del mes!

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 lo que tenemos preparado para este mes:

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Dirección y Horario

Lunes, 5 de junio

VDS Móvil y Clínica de Visión en Baltimore, MD

Iglesia Sagrado Corazón




600 S. Conkling St

Baltimore, MD 21224

Viernes, 9 de junio

Pruebas Rápidas de Detección del VIH

La Clinica del Pueblo

Consulado de México




1250 23d St NW

Washington DC 20037

Sábado, 17 de junio

Jornada Sabatina en Sección Consular

Consulado de Mexico




1250 23rd St NW

Washington DC 20037

Sábado, 24 de junio

VDS Móvil y Clínica de Visión en Riverdale, MD

Iglesia de San Bernardo


8am -11am


5700 St. Bernard’s Dr

Riverdale, MD 20737

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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

  • June 5, 2017 3:00 pmVDS Móvil y Clínica de la Vista - Baltimore, MD
  • June 9, 2017 9:00 amPruebas de VIH en Consulado Mexicano
  • June 17, 2017 8:30 amJornada Sabatina en la Sección Consular
  • June 24, 2017 8:00 amVDS Móvil: Clínica de la Vista y Clinica Medica Movil a Bajo Costo - Riverdale, MD
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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


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