PCI U.S. & Border Programs 2017-06-20T10:28:52+00:00

PCI was founded in the U.S./Mexico border region in 1961, by a young doctor from San Diego who saved the lives of two small children that were dying of pneumonia in a small Tijuana clinic. This experience led Dr. James Turpin to found PCI and forever change the lives of millions of children and families around the world by providing health, opportunity, and support to those most in need.

FEATURED SUCCESS STORY

Story of overcoming domestic violence

Marce lived in a shelter after being physically abused throughout her pregnancy by the Father of her baby. In 2013, she decided to leave her spouse and move to San Diego to live with her siblings.

After visiting her local community clinic for prenatal visits, she was referred to the California Border Healthy Start PLUS Program (CBHS+).

Home visits by the Patient Navigator (PN) began with much challenge.

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Story of Learning Self-Advocacy

Marce lived in a shelter after being physically abused throughout her pregnancy by the Father of her baby. In 2013, she decided to leave her spouse and move to San Diego to live with her siblings….

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Story of Learning Self-Advocacy

Marce lived in a shelter after being physically abused throughout her pregnancy by the Father of her baby. In 2013, she decided to leave her spouse and move to San Diego to live with her siblings….

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