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Weekly Round-Up | March 27, 2015

MCN 30 CliniciansWow, we’ve had a very busy week here at Migrant Clinicians Network. We published an Op-Ed in the Sacramento Bee in honor of World TB Day, and we launched 30 Clinicians Making a Difference, to celebrate our 30th anniversary, and to coincide with Farmworker Awareness Week… But there’s still so much more!

Sacramento Bee: MCN Publishes Op-Ed on TB Treatment in US Migrant Population

MCN in Sacramento BeeWe were thrilled to see the Sacramento Bee publish our piece about Tuberculosis, in honor of World TB Day, which was on Tuesday. Here’s a quote from the piece:

Weekly Round-Up | March 13, 2015

MCN Weekly Round-Up | February 27, 2015

Happy Friday! Here are a few interesting pieces to keep us up-to-date in the world of migrant health, as recommended by staff at MCN.

Valentine's Week Round-Up

Happy Friday! Here are some articles, talks, and resources that caught the eye of MCN employees this week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

Unaccompanied chilrdren - their stories

Child under father's legs

The stories of unaccompanied children crossing the US/Mexico border have faded some from the headlines but not from the hearts and minds of caring clinicians. Marsha Griffin, MD, offers a stark reminder as she recounts experiences of some of these children in Doctors With Borders.

Congress Will See Life Through the Eyes of Farmworkers with Seth Holmes' "Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies"

Last week, President Obama and every member of Congress received a copy of Seth Holmes’ Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies.  For nearly two years, physician and anthropologist Seth Holmes lived and worked as a migrant farmworker.

Don't let this be Noe and Anita's last Christmas together in the U.S.

Noe and Anita

 

A missing screw on his license plate may take a single father away from his daughter.

Get Informed: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Goes into Effect August 15

Polls, Immigration Expert Suggests Americans' Support an Option for Immigrants to Stay

People protesting

Two recent polls show Americans’ attitudes toward immigration and illegal immigrants are not as contentious as political rhetoric would suggest.

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