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Data, Social Determinants of Health, and Migration

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Data, Social Determinants of Health, and Migration
Date and Time
Pacific (PT)

* This webinar will be presented in English with simultaneous interpretation into Spanish *

Health Centers collect essential data elements necessary to determine social determinants of health (SDOH) considered basic needs for health and safety for populations in their community. This webinar highlights the data for these vital conditions as a framework for making decisions that can affect equity among the special and vulnerable populations in your community, especially agricultural workers. Each person’s experience is unique, and equity to address individual vulnerabilities may take many forms.

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Learning Objectives
  • Gain a broader understanding of equity and healthcare
  • Gain knowledge of the complexity of the individual, including vulnerabilities of migration
  • Understand the examples of SDOH data used to make programmatic decisions


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Chief Program Officer, International and Emerging Issues

Migrant Clinicians Network

Community/Migrant Health Center

As the Chief Program Officer, International and Emerging Issues for Migrant Clinicians Network, Deliana Garcia (she/her/ella) has dedicated more than thirty years to the health and wellness needs of migrant and other underserved immigrant populations. Throughout her career she has worked in the areas of reproductive health, sexual and intimate partner violence, access to primary care, and infectious disease control and prevention. Garcia is responsible for the development and expansion of Health Network, an international bridge case management and patient navigation system to make available across international borders the health records of migrants diagnosed with infectious and chronic diseases. She has served as the Principal Investigator or member of the research team for a number of studies addressing topics, such as sexual and intimate partner violence prevention among Latino migrant and immigrant families, trauma in transit for migrants crossing international borders, and emotionally-charged dialogue between patients and health care providers.

Soma Saha
Soma Saha

Somava Saha, MD, MS (aka Soma Stout) has dedicated her career to improving health, wellbeing and equity through the development of thriving people, organizations and communities. She has worked as a primary care internist and pediatrician in the safety net and a global public health practitioner for over 20 years. While difficult, she has witnessed and demonstrated sustainable transformation in human and community flourishing around the world.

Currently, Soma serves as Founder and Executive Lead of Well-being and Equity in the World (WE in the World), as well as Executive Lead of the Well Being In the Nation (WIN) Network, which work together to advance inter-generational well-being and equity. Over the last five years, as Vice President at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Dr. Saha founded and led the 100 Million Healthier Lives (100MLives) initiative, which brought together 1850+ partners in 30+ countries reaching more than 500 million people to improve health, wellbeing and equity. She and her team at WE in the World continue to advance and scale the frameworks, tools, and outcomes from this initiative as a core implementation partner in 100MLives.