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A FORCE FOR HEALTH JUSTICE IN 2019

MCN's 2019 Year in Review is Available Now!

Year in Review 2019

Streamline

Streamline is MCN’s quarterly clinical publication providing information and resources to frontline clinicians working with mobile underserved populations. We have past issues going back to 2001 available for you to download free of charge. If you would like to receive the print version of Streamline, please send your name and mailing address to contedu@migrantclinician.org.

PDF versions, ordered by date.

Streamline is reviewed by MCN's Streamline External Editorial Board. Learn more about the Board and its members here..




January - April, Medicine on the Backstretch: Migrant Racetrack Workers

In this issue

  • The American Public Health Association Issues statement in support of increased protection for America's farmworkers
  • Clinicians Helping to Reduce Occupational Pesticide Illnesses through Improved Personal Protective Equipment Practices
  • Patient Education Resources Now Available for a Limited Time!
  • Dispensary of Hope Provides Important Access to Affordable Medications
  • Story of Raul, Son of Luis
  • AAP Releases Free Online Culturally Effective Care Toolkit for Practicing Pediatricians
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1,297 reads
November - December, Celebrating a Career Devoted to Caring for Migrant Farmworkers

In this issue

  • Study Finds that Dental Literacy is Not the Problem
  • Pesticide Handler Health Risks, Practical Solutions and a Safety Climate- Lessons from Washington State
  • Childhood Agricultural Injury Rates Continue to Decline
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1,329 reads
September - October, Distinguished Speakers at 2010 National Summit of Clinicians for Healthcare Justice

In this issue

  • Potential Health Outcomes of Being Undocumented and Homeless: Stories from the field
  • Tenth Annual Binational Health Week
  • Ventanillas de Salud Open a Window to Global Health
  • The National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures
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1,037 reads
July - August, 2010-A Shot of Quality Improvement!

In this issue

  • Quality Improvement in Action: An immunization case study
  • Survey of residents on northwest orchard community shows high levels of perceived pesticide risk and lack of pesticide training
  • EPA settles lawsuit challenging rules allowing pesticide tests on people
  • Contracts and cooperative arrangements for specialty careFarmworker Immigration Law- Legislative and regulatory update
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952 reads
May - June, 2010- To IRB or not to IRB- Can there be any Question?

In this issue

  • Neurobehavioral Effects of Pesticide Exposure in Children
  • Results of the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Descriptive Profiles Project
  • EPA Moves to Terminate All Uses of Insecticide Endosulfan To Protect Health of Farmworkers and Wildlife
  • The 2010 National Summit of Clinicians for HealthCare Justice
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998 reads
March-April, 2010-Healthcare Providers’ Role in Strengthening Regulations and Preventing Pesticide-Related Illness in Farmworker

In this issue

  • Meeting the Needs of Patients with Limited English Proficiency: Guidelines for Federally Funded Healthcare Providers
  • The Vocation of Migrant Health
  • A Cultural Meaning of Sexual Risk Among Latino Adolescents in North Carolina
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1,880 reads
January-February, 2010-The Development of Migrant Specific Performance Measures

In this issue

  • Building Infrastructure in Guatemala through Community-Academic Partnerships
  • A Model for Training Clinicians for Community Health Centers 
  • How to Avoid Musculoskeletal Disorders
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917 reads
November-December, 2009-Get the Lead Out! Resources for Prevention and Treatment of Lead Exposure in Migrant Workers

In this issue

  • Multiple Risk Ractors for Lead Poisoning in Hispanic Sub-Populations
  • New Research Explores Heavy Metal Exposures among Mexican Farmworkers
  • Care for Undocumented Patients: Risk Management Considerations
  • Behavioral Health Care for Mobile Populations: Risk Management Considerations
  • Part II: Vaccine-Hesitant Patients—What’s a Provider to Do?
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1,164 reads
September-October, 2009-Protecting Patient Privacy: HIPAA and Migrant Patients

In this issue

  • Strategies for Successful Integration of Outreach, Promotora and Clinical Services
  • To Ask or Not to Ask: The Critical Role of the Primary Care Provider in Screening for Occupational Injuries and Exposures
  • Vaccine-Hesitant Patients – What’s a Provider to Do?
  • MCN Receives New Funding for Work on Behalf of Migrants
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986 reads
July-August, 2009--Special Issue on Women's Health

In this issue

  • Improving Prenatal Care for Hispanic Mothers
  • The Teach With Stories Method
  • Where Clinical Care and Community Health Intersect for the Benefit of Pregnant Farmworker Women
  • Cancer and Latina Women
  • MCN’s Mother’s Day Campaign
  • Himno de la Paz
  • Special Project Focuses on Protecting Immigrant Women
  • Good Oral Health = A Good Start for a Healthy Family
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892 reads
May-June, 2009-Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Need to be Vigilant

In this issue

  • Ladders Raise Orchard Injuries, Policy update: Heat-related illnesses remain a significant concern for farmworkers
  • New Findings from the Agricultural Health Study: Possible Association between Herbicides and Pancreatic Cancer
  • The Case For Putting an End to “Building Good Grower Relationships”: Why it is Time to Stop Discriminating Against Our Farmworker Patients
  • Migrant Voucher Programs Provide Needed Services to Farmworkers
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1,085 reads
March-April, 2009-Working with Hispanic Indigenous Migrant Men from Mexico and Guatemala to Promote Immunization

In this issue

  • Kaiser Foundation Study Shows Community Health Centers Seeing More Patients After Massachusetts Health Reform
  • Acute Pesticide Poisoning Associated with Pyraclostrobin Fungicide — Iowa, 2007
  • Respiratory ailments nothing to sneeze at
  • UC Berkeley Researchers Press for Strengthening of OSHA Lead Standards
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919 reads
January-February 2009-The 2007 San Diego Firestorm

In this issue

  • Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Descriptive Profiles
  • Juana’s Village
  • Private Well-Water Testing in the Yakima Valley Region of Washington State
  • Shelley Davis In Memoriam
  • New Lead Initiative
  • Happy Mother’s Day 2009!
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955 reads
November/December 2008- National Summit of Clinicians for Healthcare Justice

In this issue

  • Indicators of Healthcare Injustice
  • Update on Hombres Unidos contra la Violencia Familia
  • Fatal Injuries among Landscape Services Workers
  • Illnesses and Injuries Related to Total Release Foggers
  • Occupational Health Disparities
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928 reads
September/October 2008- HIV/AIDS and Farmworkers in the US

In this issue

  • U.S. EPA Honors The Migrant Clinicians Network
  • New Resource from MCN! 
  • Poco Veneno... ¿No Mata?
  • Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Ways and Means
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864 reads
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