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MCN Applauds Immigration Accountability Executive Actions; Calls for Expansion of ACA to Cover Immigrants Affected

Tue, 12/16/2014

Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN) applauds President Obama’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions, which address several key weaknesses in our US immigration policy. His executive action allows an estimated 5 million people -- unauthorized immigrants with US citizen or permanent resident children, as well as some unauthorized immigrants brought to the US as children -- to apply for temporary visas in order to remain in the US without threat of removal. We support this effort as a meaningful change that will provide humanitarian relief for many immigrant families.

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Research Program on Migration Health

Fri, 11/14/2014

PIMSA is now accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for Research Awards and Dissertation grants related to migration and health topics. PIMSA is now accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for Research Awards and Dissertation grants related to migration and health topics. 

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Migrant Clinicians Network Honored as 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit; GreatNonprofits.org Award is based on Positive Online Reviews

Mon, 11/10/2014

TopRatedNonprofitAUSTIN, TEXAS, November 7, 2014 – Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN) announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.

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MCN Announces New Project with NIOSH

Tue, 10/21/2014

Migrant Clinicians Network Announces New Project to Support Primary Care Response to Work-Related Health Injuries

SALISBURY, MD -- Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN) is pleased to initiate a one-year project supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to improve primary care responses to work-related injuries.

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MCN Announces New Project with National Children’s Center

Mon, 10/20/2014

MIGRANT CLINICIANS NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW PROJECT WITH NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CENTER: PROTECTING CHILDREN WHEN PARENTS WORK FOCUSES ON SAFETY OF MIGRANT FARMWORKERS’ CHILDREN

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Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale

Mon, 09/15/2014

The upcoming annual "Global Health & Innovation Conference," which is the world’s largest and leading global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, is currently accepting registration and abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

This 12th annual conference will be held on Saturday, March 28 - Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Webcast: Access to Care for Hispanic/Latino Populations

Mon, 09/15/2014

This Wednesday, HRSA has a webcast titled "Access to Care for Hispanic/Latino Populations: HRSA’s Affordable Care Act Efforts Webcast."

It will highlight "HRSA’s activities in  support of the opportunities created under the Affordable Care Act’s for millions of Hispanic/Latino Americans to get insured. Panelists will discuss HRSA funding opportunities for Hispanic/Latino communities and highlight available Spanish-language tools and resources to assist Hispanic/Latino populations."

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Work. Respect. Dignity. Shared Images and Stories of Maryland's Eastern Shore Immigrants.

Tue, 09/09/2014

A photo exhibit at Salisbury University’s Downtown Art Gallery depicts the lives, work, and stories of immigrants on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. An exhibit reception and panel discussion on Thursday, September 18 will include an immigrant who is featured in the images and experts in photojournalism, cultural studies, immigration and migrant health.

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WHO releases its first global report on suicide

Fri, 09/05/2014

For World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10th, the World Health Organization is releasing its first global report on suicide, Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative.

The report includes information about what is known about suicide across the world and what can be done to reduce the number of deaths from suicide.

According to the CDC, the report

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