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MCN MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN 2015

Take a look at highlights of MCN's services and programs in action during 2015!

Streamline

Streamline is MCN’s quarterly clinical publication providing information and resources to frontline clinicians working with mobile underserved populations. We have past issues going back to 2001 available for you to download free of charge. If you would like to receive the print version of Streamline, please send your name and mailing address to contedu@migrantclinician.org.

PDF versions, ordered by date.

Streamline is reviewed by MCN's Streamline External Editorial Board. Learn more about the Board and its members here.

Autumn 2015

In this issue:

  • Up to the Challenges: Profile of Sue Hagie, NP
  • Dental Health with John McFarland, DDS
  • Needs Assessments, Step-By-Step
    with Health Outreach Partners
    Needs Assessments, Step-By-Step with Health Outreach Partners
  • Trafficking and Migrant Agricultural Worker Women
  • Taking Care to a Higher Level: Integration of Behavioral Health
  • Affordable Care Act: Assessing Agricultural Worker Access to Health Care
  • MCN Celebrates a Stronger Worker Protection Standard
  • Longitudinal Assessment of Blood Cholinesterase Activities Over Two Consecutive Years Among Latino Nonfarmworkers and Pesticide-Exposed Farmworkers in North Carolina
  • New publication highlights MCN’s Clinical Assessment Tool
  • MCN Receives Susan Harwood Training Grant
  • Children Need Protection, Too: Celebrating National Farm Safety and Health Week

 

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Summer 2015

In this issue:

  • Children in the fields: Profile of Melissa Bailey
  • Mobile Populations Navigating the HIV Treatment Cascade
  • Communication in coordinating health care: A Health Network case study
  • New Haven Farms: Linking health center patients directly to the farm for nutrition education and access to healthy foods
  • Controlling Tuberculosis at the Border: Miguel Escobedo, MD, MPH
  • World Health Organization classifies glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic": Excerpt from “Carcinogenicity of tetrachlorvinphos,parathion, malathion, diazinon, and glyphosate”
  • Tribute to Dr. Joe Fortuna
  • Call for Community Health Center Partners: Migrant Clinicians Network invites health centers to participate in Workers and Health program
  • Workers and Health: Community Health Centers Making a Difference in the Protection of Migrant Workers and their Families
  • Health and safety concerns with immigrant nail salon workers
  • Hesperian Health Guides releases Workers’ Guide to Health and Safety
  • US Worker Fatality Data Project expands understanding of workplace deaths

 

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Spring 2015

In this issue

  • An apple a day: Dr. Eva Galvez on working with seasonal agricultural workers in Oregon
  • Delivering new life and hopeful beginnings: A midwife’s role in providing health care for migrant women
  • Migrant health as global health: New textbook highlights work of MCN’s Candace Kugel
  • Walk-In, Same-Day, or Appointment? Maximizing continuity in special populations
  • Chagas disease in the US
  • A policy analysis of Chagas disease in the US
  • From the intern’s desk: A look at Health Network
  • Navigating the telehealth waters: Two approaches to telehealth in primary care
  • Telehealth reimbursements
  • Medical repatriation of migrant farm workers in Ontario: a descriptive analysis
  • Migrant Clinicians Network’s Program for Occupational and Environmental Health
  • New findings show clinicians don’t know what to do in pesticide overexposures
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327 reads
Fall 2014-- Mobile Care Successes and Struggles in Pennsylvania: Profile of Mary Englerth, PA

In this issue

  • Care in the Black Dirt Region: Profile of Kathy Brieger
  • Organizational Readiness: Evaluating the implements of Hombres Unidos 
  • Organizational Readiness Surbey: Hombres Unidos
  • Needs Assessment at Canyonlands Community Health Care
  • American Academy of Dermatology Outreach Targets Hispanic Outdoor Workers for Skin Protection
  • Clinical Services Connection: Why Bother with an MOU?
  • Announcing Free CME Training for Treating Chronic Pain
  • Dr. Jose O. Rodriguez: Providing Care in Rural Puerto Rico
  • Pyrethroid exposure and Diabetes?
  • Autism risk higher near pesticide-treated fields, study says
  • Become an Environmental/Occupational Health Center of Excellence!
  • Calendar
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433 reads
Summer 2014--Seeing Patients Cradle to Grave on the U.S. Mexico Border: A Profile in Commitment

In this issue

  • What Happened to My Mobile Patient? An Assessment of Health Network Outcomes Reporting
  • Female Crew Leaders of Migrant Agricultural Workers
  • New Initiative Launched to Engage Community Research Partnerships
  • HIV in the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Population: Oral conditions early indicators of infection
  • MCN Year in Review 2013: MCN Makes a Difference in 2013
  • Best Practices in Identification of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers: MCN and Blue Ridge Community Health Services Partner to Improve Quality of Care
  • An estimate of the U.S. government’s undercount of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses in agriculture
  • Pesticide Exposure and Depression among Male Private Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
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446 reads
Winter 2014--Increasing Access to Healthcare for Farmworkers Who Are Unaccompanied Minors

In this issue

  • ACA and Migrants: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Moving Against CancerCommunity Survey
  • Effective Data Management for the Pursuit of Quality Health Care: OneWorld Health Center
  • Case Reports: Severe Acute Illness in a Toddler Exposed to Multiple Agricultural Pesticides and Insect Repellent. Female Farmworkers' Health During Pregnancy Health Care Providers' Perspectives
  • Current Research Review
  • MCN Applauds Progress on the Worker Protection Standard (WPS)
  • MCN's New Dairy Worker Health and Safety Comic Book
  • Announcement of Engaging Migrant Men in the Prevention of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Resources
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409 reads
Summer 2013--Partnering With Health Network: A Case Study

In this issue

  • “Estudiar en Vano”?
  • Health Literacy
  • Chronic Effects of Pesticide Exposure
  • MCN Year in Review 2012
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389 reads
Spring 2013-Where have all the clinicians gone?
  • Hombres Unidos Provides Critical Primary Prevention Services.
  • Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Youth. 
  • Border Health Innovations in Tuberculosis Management. 
  • Comic Books back by Popular Demand. 
  • New Pesticide Resources Available. 
  • From the Field to the Exam Room: Blue Ridge Community Health Center Partners with MCN to Improve Care for Migrant Patients. 
  • In Memorium: Remembering a Tireless Community Advocate.
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407 reads
Winter 2012-Cultural Humility and Compassionate Presence at the End of Life

In this issue

  • Among the Most Vulnerable: Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Latino Immigrants
  • Tina Castanares
  • Providing Health Quality Care to a Tuberculosis Patient on the Move
  • Female Farmworker's Perceptions of Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy Health
  • Water Quality Study Shows Need for Testing at State Migrant Camps
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500 reads
March-April, 2012--Introduction to the Neglected Tropical Diseases

In this issue

  • Spotlight on Dengue Fever
  • Hansen's Disease Still an Issue for Migrant Populations 
  • Chagas Disease, "The New HIV/Aids of the Americas"
  • Field Study of Ticks Produces Lyme Risk Map
  • Work Related Injuries and Illnesses Carry Hefty Price Tag
  • New NIOSH-Funded Center Focuses on Safety and Health in Changing Agricultural Landscape
  • Protecting Children in Agriculture is Focus of 2012 National Action Plan
  • Database to Aid in Clinical Pesticide Training
  • New Resources Available
  • Cholinesterase Testing Protocols for Healthcare Providers
  • New Comic Book for Injury Prevention
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418 reads
January-February, 2012-Overview of Integrated Behavioral Health: Promising Practices from CommuniCare in San Antonio, TX

In this issue

  • Mental Health Professionals Weigh in on the Intersection of Migration and Mental Health
  • Integrated Care at Migrant Community Health Centers
  • National Farm Medicine Center Director Announced
  • Spotlight on Promising Behavioral Health Practices
  • Why Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Is Part of Clinical Care
  • Patient Education Resources Now Available for a Limited Time!
  • MCN Teams up with the Journal of Agromedicine
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420 reads
September/December, New Developments in State Immigration Legislation

In this issue

  • Immigration, Access, and State Law: Clinics Describe New Barriers
  • Integration of Lifestyle Medicine into Primary Care
  • Preventing Partner Violence in Refugee and Immigrant Communities
  • Reflections from the Field
  • TBNet in Action
  • Farmworkers in the Southeast
  • A Guide to EPA’s Worker Protection Standard For Migrant-Serving Clinicians
  • Focus on Work-Related Asthma
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423 reads