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Rural Migrant Health resources via the Rural Health Information Hub

Rural Migrant Health resources related to rural health, with information provided by the Rural Health Information Hub

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Event: 2018 28th Annual Midwest Stream Forum for Agricultural Worker Health

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:05:01 -0600

New Orleans LA
September 10, 2018 -- National Center for Farmworker Health

Resource: Oregon Indigenous Farmworkers: Results of Promotor Intervention on Pesticide Knowledge and Organophosphate Metabolite Levels

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:10:11 -0600

Highlights a study on changes in health knowledge relating to pesticides of indigenous farmworkers in Oregon. Details the results of participants' pesticide knowledge from pre/post-intervention questionnaires and biological testing.

Resource: Occupational Injury and Treatment Patterns of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 15:31:57 -0600

Highlights a study based on a survey of migrant and seasonal workers in Maine and New York regarding occupational injuries and treatment locations. Breaks down rate of migrant health center and emergency room utilization, as well as the rate of injuries treated elsewhere and those that went untreated.

Resource: Economic Hardship and Depression among Women in Latino Farmworker Families

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:12:43 -0600

Details a secondary analysis looking at the correlation between depression and economic hardship for women in Latino farmworker families. Bases analysis on interviews with mothers in migrant and seasonal farmworker families, as well as participant characteristics such as age, education, and household food security, among others.

Event: 2018 Annual Agricultural Worker Health Conference

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:02:49 -0500

San Antonio TX
May 1, 2018 -- National Association of Community Health Centers

Event: 2018 23rd NRHA Health Equity Conference

Wed, 31 May 2017 15:22:51 -0500

New Orleans LA
May 8, 2018 -- National Rural Health Association

Resource: Correlates of Mental Health among Latino Farmworkers in North Carolina

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:30:47 -0500

Details a study based on interviews with Latino farmworkers in rural North Carolina regarding their general mental health and environmental stressors. Data is broken down by age, legal status, and disorder, among other relevant factors.

Resource: MCN Health Network

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:20:07 -0600

Service for clinics who serve mobile patients, such as migrant workers. Helps ensure continuity of care and treatment completion by providing comprehensive case management, medical records transfer, and follow up services for mobile patients. -- Migrant Clinicians Network

Resource: How are Migrant Health Centers and their Patients Faring Under the Affordable Care Act?

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:21:47 -0600

An analysis of the population characteristics of migrant and seasonal agricultural workers (MSAW) and their dependents, the changes over time in the MSAW population served by federally funded community health centers, including migrant health centers, and the effect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid expansion, on federally funded migrant health centers. -- RCHN Community Health Foundation

Resource: The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Records to Describe Demographic and Clinical Indicators of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:13:53 -0600

Using 2012 data derived from a Colorado Migrant Health Center electronic health record (EHR) database this study describes the demographics, social history, medical indicators, and diagnoses of patients who are migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFW) with the purpose of developing an electronic baseline clinical database that may improve clinical care, and support illness surveillance and epidemiologic studies of underserved working populations.

Resource: Lead Guidelines for Primary Care Providers Caring for the Adult Migrant Worker

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:39:29 -0600

Provides guidance to primary care providers treating adult migrant workers who have been exposed to lead in hazardous occupations such as farmwork and construction. -- Migrant Clinicians Network

Resource: Migrant Clinicians Network: Resources and Clinical Systems Toolbox

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 16:13:07 -0500

Features a best practices catalog in migrant and community health centers and an online database of downloadable resources. Examples of resources include organizations, patient education tools, clinical guidelines, and documents on primary care issues. -- Migrant Clinicians Network

Resource: Health Tips/Consejos de Salud

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:25:57 -0600

A bilingual, quarterly publication focused on health topics and issues relevant to the farmworker and the general Hispanic population. -- National Center for Farmworker Health

Resource: Identification of Barriers to the Prevention and Treatment of Heat-Related Illness in Latino Farmworkers Using Activity-Oriented, Participatory Rural Appraisal Focus Group Methods

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:12:10 -0500

Examines the barriers to prevent and provide treatment for heat-related illness (HRI) for Latino farmworkers in Central Washington State. Research was conducted through interviews, and by examining transcripts, field notes and investigator triangulation.

Resource: LSC Agricultural Worker Population Estimate Update

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 11:51:58 -0500

Identifies the population of agricultural workers and their dependents, and provides an estimate of the size and distribution of this population to be used as a basis for allocating resources supported by federal programs targeting farmworkers, including health and human services programs. -- Legal Services Corporation

Resource: State and Regional Primary Care Associations Directory

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 08:40:00 -0500

Lists address, phone, email, and web addresses for state and regional Primary Care Associations (PCAs). PCAs work to promote, expand, and optimize access to primary care. -- National Association of Community Health Centers

Resource: Farmworkers' Health Fact Sheet: Data from the National Agricultural Workers Survey

Mon, 08 Jun 2015 14:04:49 -0500

Provides 2011-2012 statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor's National Agricultural Workers Survey regarding the health of migrant and seasonal agricultural workers. Includes information on basic demographics, health history, occupational hazards, and access to healthcare. -- National Center for Farmworker Health

Resource: Exposed and Ignored: How Pesticides are Endangering Our Nation’s Farmworkers

Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:11:47 -0500

Provides an overview of the dangers confronting farmworkers and their families in the U.S. from the use of pesticides and pesticide exposures. -- Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc.

Resource: Facts About Farmworkers

Wed, 13 May 2015 08:54:27 -0500

An overview of information and statistics about farmworkers economic contribution, wages, legal status, health, and housing. -- National Center for Farmworker Health

Resource: The Health of Male Agricultural Workers

Wed, 13 May 2015 08:48:49 -0500

Provides an overview of the health characteristics of male agricultural workers including occupational health, chronic disease, mental health, and other health related risk factors. -- National Center for Farmworker Health

Resource: Connecting Eligible Immigrant Families to Health Coverage and Care: Key Lessons from Outreach and Enrollment Workers

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:50:21 -0500

Discusses how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can impact immigrant families using data collected by outreach/eligibility workers in four regions of the country. Highlights the role of community health centers, including migrant health centers, in connecting immigrant families to healthcare coverage. -- Kaiser Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured

Resource: Access to Healthcare

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:29:08 -0500

Provides a variety of resources about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and healthcare access for use by organizations helping migrant farmworkers get health insurance. -- Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc.

Resource: Outreach Across Populations: 2013 National Needs Assessment of Health Outreach Programs

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:23:05 -0500

Provides national data concentrated on farmworker communities served by health outreach programs at community health centers with migrant health funding. -- Health Outreach Partners

Resource: Health Insurance and Farmworker Eligibility

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:19:25 -0500

A fact sheet summarizing data on farmworker health insurance status, the elements that contribute to their lack of health insurance, and possible repercussions farmworkers face by not having health insurance. -- Health Outreach Partners

Resource: Perceptions of Housing Conditions Among Migrant Farmworkers and Their Families: Implications for Health, Safety and Social Policy

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:43:29 -0600

Provides insight into the housing conditions of migrant farmworkers in North Carolina and its effect on their health and safety.

Organization: National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:22:09 -0500

Works to ensure the fundamental human right to reproductive health for Latinas, their families and their communities through education, advocacy and coalition building.

Resource: Building Partnerships: Conversations with Latina/o Migrant Workers About Mental Health Needs and Community Strengths

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:53:57 -0500

Includes the results of focus groups held during community engagement meetings with Latina/o migrant workers in California to find out their ideas and concerns on mental health in their communities. -- California Department of Health Care Services

Resource: Stress, Depression, and Coping among Latino Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:27:11 -0500

Presents the findings of three focus groups and a quantitative survey of farmworkers in North Carolina. Working conditions were found to be related to both physical and mental stress, as well as lack of resources, family issues, and documentation status.

Resource: Migrant Health Newsline: Commemorative Issue

Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:29:34 -0500

The final and commemorative issue that looks back on the migrant health movement. Includes reprints of past articles about the history of migrant health and the Migrant Health program. -- National Center for Farmworker Health

Resource: A Profile of Migrant Health: An Analysis of the Uniform Data System, 2010

Mon, 05 May 2014 09:19:56 -0500

Provides an analysis of the demographic, socioeconomic, and health characteristics of patients from 142 community and migrant health centers that receive funding through the U.S. Public Health Service Act, Section 330. -- National Center for Farmworker Health