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Five on Friday | February 17, 2017

MCN Five on Friday

Friday is once again tugging on our brains, luring us into the weekend before 5pm… What are your plans this weekend? Care to add a little bit of health reading into the mix?

  1. Jessica, Grant Writer, shared the Consumer Health Foundation’s Immigration Status as a Social Determinant of Health briefing paper.

  2. Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, sent along TRAC Immigration’s ICE Immigration Raids: A Primer, which dives into the different types of deportation arrests under the Obama Administration.

  3. Amy also shared this piece from Thomson Reuters Foundation News: “From Zika to dengue, a warming Europe faces new disease threats.”  

  4. Ed, Co-Chief Medical Officer, shared a US News & World Report piece on the challenges facing immigrants who lack authorization to live in the US, who need emergency dialysis. Ricardo, Health Network Manager, followed the article up with a piece from the Atlantic on chronic kidney disease of unknown origin, which impacts poor agricultural workers around the world.

  5. Theressa, Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator, forwarded on this 2/22 webinar announcement on Addressing Poor outcomes through Medication Adherence: Insulin and other Injectables.

 

Have a safe and healthy weekend!

 

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