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Five on Friday: Tech Infrastructure Help for Puerto Rico and a Surprise Farmworker Appreciation Video

MCN Five on Friday


This week’s Five on Friday covers tech infrastructure help for Puerto Rico, two pieces on underserved children’s health, and a farmworker appreciation video, all recommended by MCN staff. 




The NHIT Care Campaign for Puerto Rico


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Karen, CEO, shared the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved’s NHIT Care Campaign to provide emergency medical response tools, supply chain management, and technology infrastructure for Puerto Rico's Federally Qualified Health Centers.






A Surprise Appreciation Party for a Potato Farmworker


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Alma, Health Network Associate, shared this story about a potato farmworker who is given a surprise appreciation party. The video now has 4.7 million views.





WHO’s New Guidelines on Assessing Children for Obesity


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Elaine, Chief Financial Officer, shared the WHO’s new guidelines on assessing children for obesity. 





National School-Based Health Care Convention


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Jillian, Director of Education and Communication, reminded us that the deadline to submit for the 2018 National School-Based Health Care Convention is November 6th.





A MacArthur ‘Genius’ on Overcoming Modern Farm Slavery


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Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, shared this New York Times article, “A MacArthur ‘Genius’ on Overcoming Modern Farm Slavery.” 



Have a safe and healthy weekend.


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