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Five on Friday: The Definition of Health Equity and CHroniCles: The Community Health Center Story

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MCN Five on Friday Anniversary


Happy Anniversary, Five on Friday! For the last three years, we have opened up our inboxes to share with you the many useful new resources, pertinent news items, and entertaining podcasts that relate to health justice for the mobile poor. We hope you’ve enjoyed reading this each week as much as we’ve enjoyed compiling it! Keep sending us your own recommendations… and enjoy your weekend.




What is Health Equity?


kids carrying bin of tomatoes at school


Candace, Specialist in Clinical Systems and Women’s Health: New report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, What is Health Equity? And What Difference Does A Definition Make?




CHroniCles: The Community Health Center Story


child using stethoscope with doctor


Candace also shared CHroniCles: The Community Health Center Story, saying, “You may already know about this but I have just discovered it...and it speaks to the photo album nerd in me.”




Fiscal Cliff Continues, Leading Us to #RedAlert4CHCs


red alert for CHCs


Karen, CEO, noted that the health center fiscal cliff continues, leading us to #RedAlert4CHCs. Read about it at:




Upcoming Webcast: Implementation of HIV Prevention in Primary Care


Implementation of HIV prevention in primary care


Jillian, Director of Education and Communication, shared Clinical Directors Network’s February 2nd webinar, “Implementation of HIV Prevention in Primary Care.”




Four months of food aid in Puerto Rico brought too much salt and sugar, say some recipients


person writing messages on mason jars


Claire, Writer and Editor, shared the PRI article entitled, “Four Months of Food Aid in Puerto Rico Brought Too Much Salt and Sugar, Say Some Recipients,” which notes that Puerto Rico, along with Guam and Mississippi, has the highest prevalence of diabetes in the US.


Have a safe and healthy weekend!


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