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Barriers to Care

Voces Fuertes Benefit Concert: “We See You And We Care”

Voces Fuertes - Band

 

UN High Level Meeting on TB: Declaration Must Be Met by Political Will and Resources

Public Health or Public Charge? MCN Statement on the Administration’s Changes to Public Charge Policy

Woman receives treatment at clinic

(Photo by Earl Dotter)

Earl Dotter: A Lifetime of Documenting the Hard Work of Others

Farmworkers pose with harvest

Photo by Earl Dotter

Medical Review for Immigrants: Tangible Progress Toward Serving the Health Needs of Those in Detention

 

Maria* was in detention with a severely broken arm. She had crossed the US-Mexico border in a jeep, which rolled in the desert. Her young daughter was ejected from the car and died. Maria was picked up by border patrol. Her injuries were severe, and yet she didn’t get the medical care she needed in detention. Her attorney feared she might lose her arm.

Detention for Families: Why It's Dangerous for Children, and How Clinicians Can Help

Boy is treated at clinic

 

World Refugee Day: Lessons from Serving Asylum Seekers

Family gathers water in forest

photo: Earl Dotter

Eradicating Tuberculosis: Deliana Garcia at the United Nations

Toxic: How To Battle Adverse Childhood Experiences Among Mobile Agricultural Workers

 

Child choosing faces that match emotions

 

[Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Read our first installment, written by Dr. Eva Galvez, here. Part three will explore the health consequences of recent policies around immigrant family separation at the border.]

Clear on Cost: Conversations between Health Center Patients and Providers about Cost of Care

Doctor discussing with patient

 

When Sarah* came to a rural health center for a six-month checkup after her pregnancy, she said she was comfortable working with the health center staff, from the front desk to her doctor. But she also reported in an interview afterward that she had trouble getting transportation to and from the clinic, and that her health plan does not fully cover the cost of her prescriptions. She wasn’t asked during her visit about these concerns.

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