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mcn staff and board in Austin, Texas
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Jan. 12, 2017
Last weekend, staff from all four satellite offices descended upon Migrant Clinicians Network headquarters in Austin for our annual retreat. We finally embraced with coworkers who we rarely get to see outside of Adobe Connect or Google Hangouts -- and then we dove right down into critical strategic work. Our full Board of Directors was in attendance, providing facetime between staff members of... Read More
MCN Five on Friday
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Jan. 6, 2017
This weekend, Migrant Clinicians Network staff and Board of Directors are gathering in Austin, Texas for our annual retreat. We’re going to celebrate the great success that we had in 2016 -- and plan how we are going to step up to meet the challenges of 2017. MCN offices will be closed on Monday as we dive into work together. Here are a few reads to keep you updated on the world of migrant health... Read More
mcn five on friday
By: Admin Guy, Dec. 30, 2016
Happy New Year to our MCN supporters! At MCN offices across the country, we’re bundling up to keep the December chill out. Our thoughts quickly turn to those who live in homes that can’t keep the wind out -- and to those who don’t have homes at all. As clinicians, we recognize that such circumstances affect health. This week’s Five on Friday showcases how many circumstances affect the health of... Read More
mcn five on friday
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Dec. 23, 2016
As we begin the countdown to the end of the year, we at Migrant Clinicians Network are celebrating the good work we have completed this year -- and we’re already revving up for a very busy and lively 2017. Support our work: please give to MCN this month. Your year-end donations make a big difference to ensure that we can get our work done! Thank you for all of your support. Without further ado,... Read More
international migrant day
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Dec. 19, 2016
Yesterday was International Migrants Day, a day observed internationally every year. This year, it’s different, with new political landscapes and changing socioeconomic pressures. This year is different because refugee deaths reached a new high in 2016. More than half of those deaths were in the Mediterranean, despite a drop in the total number of migrants attempting to reach Europe. The total... Read More
mcn five on friday
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Dec. 16, 2016
Happy Friday to you! Here are five pieces that caught our attention at our Migrant Clinicians Network offices this week. What did you read? Share it with us on Facebook or Twitter.Alma, Senior Program Manager of Environmental and Occupational Health, offered a resource entitled, “How Do Hispanics Experience Depression?: from Healthy Place.Alma also sent along this OSHA press release: OSHA... Read More
Bayterek Tower in Astana Kazakhstan
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Dec. 15, 2016
Remember last week when Deliana Garcia reported out from a trip to Mexico City? A few days later, she journeyed 23 long hours to reach Kazakhstan, the largest post-Soviet nation of Central Asia and the host of a two-day meeting to address regional cooperation in TB prevention and control, entitled “Migration and Tuberculosis, Cross Border TB Control and Care Central Asia Region, Regional High... Read More
clinician with patient
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Dec. 13, 2016
How many underserved or mobile patients give up on their treatment plan, because they find they can’t afford it? How well informed were those patients of the long term costs, before treatment began? Did the patients feel that their financial concerns were heard by their clinicians? This week, to answer some of these questions, Migrant Clinicians Network launched a new project to address a topic... Read More
five on friday
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Dec. 9, 2016
We’re sledding down into colder days! As we ease into the holiday season, I can’t help but think of the millions of people who aren’t with their families as they migrate for work, for safety, for the promise of a better life. This year, more migrants are attempting dangerous journeys across borders both in the US and in Europe, despite the onset of colder and less predictable weather, which... Read More
mcn fall 2016 streamline
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Dec. 8, 2016
Perhaps this post’s title is a bit too boastful, but we couldn’t help it! We are proud to announce the launch our newest issue of Streamline, Migrant Clinicians Network’s quarterly clinical publication. We’ve enjoyed hearing the feedback from clinicians and health advocates so far, and we wanted to share the top three reasons why you, too, should dive into the pages of the fall issue of... Read More