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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:

World TB Day: Call to Accelerate Access to DR-TB Drugs

MCN World TB DayIn honor of World TB Day, on March 24th, Migrant Clinicians Network has joined dozens of organizations from across the globe in signing an important letter to global health actors and drug companies “to step up and ensure new and repurposed drug-resistant Tuberculosis (TB) drugs reach people who are otherwise without treatment options.”  The letter requests specific actions, including “establishing a

Taking Action for Farmworker Access to Care: Farmworker Awareness Week

MCN Farmworker AwarenessToday is the first day of Farmworker Awareness Week -- and the last day for members of Congress to sign onto a letter that may greatly affect future access to care for farmworkers.

From the Campaign for America’s Health Centers:

Weekly Round-Up | March 20, 2015

MCN Farmworker Awareness Week 2015

We had a busy week here at MCN -- we're excited for the weekend. Here's our weekly rundown of news and notes in the world of migrant health and beyond, as recommended by MCN staff. Make sure to check back often for more updates, or subscribe to our RSS feed.  

Next week is Farmworker Awareness Week!

Highlights from Our Community Health Workers Webinar Series

Tomorrow is the third installment of our ten-episode webinar series for promotores conducted entirely en Español, entitled Principios de Salud Pública para Promotores. The first two webinars -- ¿Que Es la Salud Pública? and Desigualdades en la Atención De La Salud -- were well attended and very highly rated.

NWRPCA Open House

NWRPCA Open HouseLast week, MCN’s Jennie McLaurin, MD, MPH, MA, joined about 40 others for an open house at the new office space of the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) in Seattle, WA.

Weekly Round-Up | March 13, 2015

MCN Weekly Round-Up | March 6, 2015

Is it Friday, already? Here are some great updates on migrant health and beyond, sent by staff members at MCN. We hope you enjoy them.

Jillian Issue BriefFrom Jillian, Director of Professional Development and Communications: the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership released a new issue brief that explores the benefits of medical-legal partnerships in health centers.

Environmental Health in the Field: Our EPA Partners Experience Migrant Workers' Lives Firsthand

This week, MCN’s Environmental and Occupational Health office in Maryland was thrilled to host our partners from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for visits to several local sites where we could highlight the importance of our collaborative work in reducing the health disparities of agricultural workers. “We’re excited to see that the EPA is really thinking about the Worker Protection Standard (WPS) and wanting to see how it operates,” said Amy Liebman, MCN’s Director of Environmental and Occupational Health.

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.

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