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MCN applauds Supreme Court pivotal decision on Affordable Care Act

Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN) applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a key provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which affirms the federal government’s ability to distribute subsidies to individuals. This ruling assures roughly 6 million lower-income people in the US will maintain access to more affordable health care through the federal health insurance marketplace.

National Farm Medicine Center, Migrant Clinicians Network receive research collaboration award from National Safety Council

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May 19, 2015  

National Farm Medicine Center, Migrant Clinicians Network receive research collaboration award from National Safety Council 

UMASH Annual Forum - Growing Agricultural Education: Embracing Health and Safety

Register now for the UMASH Annual Forum on Growing Agricultural Education: Embracing Health and Safety on May 28 at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.

Migrant Clinicians Network Welcomes Three New Members to Board of Directors

April 20, 2015 -- Austin, TX -- Migrant Clinicians Network announced today the election of Evelyn Clingerman, PhD, CNE, RN, DSNAP; Gayle Thomas, MD; and Vicki Thuesen, APRN, as new members to our Board of Directors. The appointments expand the Board to nine members. 

The NNOHA Annual Conference

The NNOHA Annual Conference is seeking safety-net oral health promising practices that are innonative, successful, and replicable for sharing at the conference. The dealine for submission is 5pm MDT on Friday 17, 2015. Submit your abstract today! Applicants can submit abstracts under the following categories:

Celebrating our 30th Anniversary: 30 Clinicians Making a Difference

Happy 30th Anniversary, Migrant Clinicians Network!

Today, after many months of preparation and just in time to coincide with Farmworker Awareness Week, we launched 30 Clinicians Making a Difference, in which we profile the work of 30 clinicians who have dedicated their lives to migrant health, from diverse professions, and from around the country and even abroad.

Migrant Clinicians Network’s Bridge Case Management Proven Cost Effective in Treating Tuberculosis

FEBRUARY 25, 2015 – Austin, TX – New research released today indicates that Health Network, the bridge case management program provided by Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN), is highly cost effective when assisting in the treatment and cure of latent tuberculosis (TB) infection in the US migrant population.

Desigualdades en la Atención de Salud

For the second installment in our Spanish-language, 10-part webinar series for community health and outreach workers, we will dive into inequalities in health care with Del Garcia, MA, MCN's Director of International Projects, Reseacrh, and Development. Please note the entire series is conducted in Spanish only. 

Structuring HIV Care for Mobile HIV Patients

MCN upcoming webinar presented by: Deliana Garcia, MA Director, International Research and Development at MCN on February 11, 2015 10am PT; 12pm CT; 1pm ET.This free webinar is accredited for 1 hour of continuing nursing education or 1 hour of medical education.

Migrant Clinicians Network Announces New Project with Washington Department of Health

FERNDALE, WA -- Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN) is launching a new collaboration with the Washington Department of Health through a $50,000 grant funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The grant’s aim is to improve diabetes care in underserved and immigrant communities. As part of the grant, MCN will host a conference focused on access to diabetes care for Washington state community health workers and the health providers with whom they work. The inaugural conference will be held in June, and will become an annual event.