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Five on Friday: Asylum Seekers in Need of Care Are Overlooked

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A mother looks concerned with her daugher

Friday at last! Here are some news, views, and announcements that you may have missed during this very busy week, offered up by MCN staff members.


National LGBT Health Education Center logo

Jillian shared the National LGBT Health Education Center’s announcement of upcoming webinars on LGBTQIA+ health, on topics as diverse as diabetes and medical-legal partnership.

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The Journal of Pediatrics logo

Karen sent around an article, co-authored by our friends from Hope Clinic, a health center in Texas, that shows the effectiveness of integrated health care: “Bridging the Cardiac Needs of a Large, Underserved Immigrant and Resettled Refugee Population

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211 logo

Deliana shared the 211 for immigrants:

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A mother with her son waiting to cross into the U.S.

Amy also shared, “Migrant child died after release from detention, attorneys group alleges.”

Kaethe, with Witness to Witness, shared “‘He Turned Purple’: U.S. Overlooks Ill Asylum Seekers.”

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Chefs look at old Mexican Cookbooks

Weekly Win: Jillian shared an article on this pretty cool resource to inspire your weekend dinners: “Generations of Handwritten Mexican Cookbooks Are Now Online.”



Have a safe and healthy weekend.

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