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LOGO: U.S. - Mexico Border Health Commission (USMBHC)

2010 Border Models of Excellence in Tuberculosis Surveillance and Control recipient
from the U.S.-México Border Health Commission (USMBHC)

(Austin, Texas) The Migrant Clinicians Network's (MCN) TBNet project has been selected as the 2010 Border Models of Excellence in Tuberculosis Surveillance and Control recipient by the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission (USMBHC). TBNet is a transborder patient navigation project that has transferred more than 4,000 individuals under treatment for TB from the US to 60 different countries across the globe.

"TBNet is to be recognized as a vital and integral part of tuberculosis work along the U.S.-Mexico border." said Dan Reyna, M.S.S., M.P.A., General Manager, U.S. Section, USMBHC. "This recognition demonstrates your organization's exceptional leadership, innovation and determination," Reyna continued.

"This recognition celebrates the 15 years that MCN and our dedicated colleagues have devoted to ensuring that health care justice is a reality for the mobile poor," said Ed Zuroweste, MD, Chief Medical Officer of MCN.

For more information on MCN’s TBNet project please visit:http://www.migrantclinician.org/clinical_topics/tuberculosis.html

For more information contact Deliana Garcia at 512-327-2017 or mediarelations@migrantclinician.org

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