El Paso’s receives award for Regional Economic Development Strategy

El Paso News
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The City of El Paso’s Economic and International Development Department has been awarded a Silver Award for Regionalism and Cross-border Collaboration from the International Economic Development Council.

According to a city news release, the award is for the city’s strategy and efforts to turn the Medical Center of Americas into a world-class medical center.

“Our goal at the MCA is to create a regional biomedical industry that will foster and accelerate innovation, create new employment opportunities and meet the healthcare needs for the entire Paso Del Norte region,” said Jessica Herrera, Director of Economic and International Development, in the release.

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