Medicine & Public Health

A woman and child wearing masks hug each other.

The State of Public Health in Mexico

Dr. José Narro Robles, the former Minister of Health of Mexico and the former head of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), provided his unique perspective to the University of Arizona community on the state of public health in Mexico.

Migrants crossing the Suchiate River on the Mexico-Guatemala border

How Covid-19 Has Impacted the Asylum Crisis

On the heels of 2019's supplementary agreement that ended in the asylum crisis being outsourced to Mexico, hearings were pushed back due to coronavirus. UA researchers weigh in on the ramifications. 

A doctor applying a bandage to a young girl’s arm.

Serving the Underserved on the U.S.-Mexico Border

A range of projects and initiatives bring healthcare offerings to communities that traditionally lack options. For many Mexican citizens living in Arizona, it's proving to be lifesaving.

Laboratory image of a multichannel pipette injecting liquid into a microtiter plate.

Breaking the Cycle of the Anti-Venom Shortage

UArizona researchers are part of a cross-border effort to develop new treatments for envenomation.