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Five on Friday: Weekend Reading

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MCN Five on Friday Father reading with Daughter


Away we go into another weekend! What’s on your weekend reading list? Won’t you incorporate a few suggestions from Migrant Clinicians Network? Here are some pieces that we sent to each other this week, relating to the world of health justice for the mobile and underserved. 




New WHO Report Shows Lack of Investment in Mental Health Care Worldwide


Woman thinking in Rain


Alma, Senior Program Manager, forwarded STAT News’ Morning Rounds, which this week gave a summary of the World Health Organization’s new report on mental health care investments around the world.




Border Patrol Justifies Violence by Exaggerating Dangers


Border Patrol with a helicopter


Del, Director of International Projects and Emerging Issues, sent around “Border Patrol Continues to Exaggerate Danger to Agents to Justify Violence Against Immigrants.”




Can info in a DACA application be used against the applicant? Not yet.


Silhouette of pensive woman


Del also shared this DACA resource from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.




Insecticide Exposure: What Lead to the Ban Reversal and How to Treat Those Exposed


Man spraying pesticide in field


Candace, Specialist in Clinical Systems & Women’s Health, recommends “Organophosphate insecticide exposure: A clinical consideration of chlorpyrifos regulation,” a new article from the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.




Climate Change is Forcing People to Migrate and It's Getting Worse


African Migrants waiting


Claire, Writer and Editor, shared the Newsweek article, “Number of African Migrants Will Double By 2050 and Climate Change Will Make It Worse.”


Have a safe and healthy weekend.


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