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In the Field: MCN Brings Vulnerable Workers' Needs to APHA Annual Conference

Five on Friday | October 07, 2016

Reaching Hard-to-Reach Workers - Success through MCN and HOPE Clinic’s Partnership

HOPE Clinic training

Immigrant workers confront a long list of risks and barriers in their search for a better life in the US. Employment in dangerous industries, language barriers, fear of retaliation or losing their job, fear of deportation, lack of understanding of their rights, and general mistrust make a population that is disenfranchised and hard-to-reach even harder to reach.

In the Field: Going International with the Seguridad Project

In the Field: Occupational Health for Farmworkers in Kansas

Five on Friday | August 12, 2016

MCN Five on Friday

Across the country, the harvest season is in full swing! In the offices of Migrant Clinicians Network, we have been sharing a number of interesting articles and resources that we’d like to share with you. Here’s this week’s Five on Friday:

 

Celebrating National Farmworker Health Day!

Newly Updated Clinician’s Guides: How Policy Affects the Health of Farmworkers

Tobacco and Children Don't Mix

The Impact of Farmworker Housing on Health: What Clinicians Need to Know

migrant and son in poor housing

[Editor’s note: This blog was written by Farmworker Justice. Farmworker Justice is a national farmworker advocacy organization in Washington, D.C. FJ’s blog, Harvesting Justice, can be found here.]

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