Tu Salud ¡Si Cuenta! is evidence-based, collaborative, innovative, and results-driven - focused on improving health outcomes. What began in Brownsville, Texas as a movement to address alarmingly high rates of obesity and diabetes, has gained momentum and spread to neighboring cities across Cameron County and beyond, resulting in healthier individuals, families and communities! Our prioroites include:
prevention and intervention projects
prevention & Control
Tu Salud ¡Si Cuenta! works with community partners to create programs and events that align with our priorities. Below are just a few of the ways to get involved.
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April 6, 2021
The DIABETES PREVENTION Program The evidence–based DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM, is designed to help individuals make lifestyle changes to both prevent diabetes and prevent or treat the metabolic syndrome. The Diabetes Prevention Program provides education, encouragement and the tools necessary to…
October 10, 2017
The Rio Grande Valley summer science internship The Rio Grande Valley Summer Science Internship program aims to provide high school rising sophomores and juniors with the opportunity to obtain hands-on experiences in active university-based research projects and makes one-on-one career…
August 16, 2017
CREATING A HEALTHY RGV COMMUNITY The Collaborative action board meets quarterly to strategize environmental, policy and system change, including provision of quality preventive services, in order to improve health in the Rio Grande Valley. The Collaborative Action Board (CAB) is…