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CHWs Supporting MSAWs' Health Across Life's Seasons (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Community Health Workers (CHWs) are essential frontline public health workers with deep cultural understanding and adaptable skills. They play a crucial role in supporting Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs), who face unique challenges due to their transient work and diverse backgrounds. CHWs provide vital services such as healthcare access, language interpretation, legal guidance, and culturally appropriate support, ensuring MSAWs receive comprehensive care across different locations and life stages. This integrated approach supports positive health outcomes and addresses systemic barriers through community-driven initiatives. More Details...

2024 Regional Stream Forums Impact Report (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Regional Stream Forums 2024 Impact Report offers a review of each of the Forums including the conference program, participant demographics, conference sponsors, planning committee members and conference highlights.  More Details...

Tobacco Use Among MSAW: Environmental Scan Findings Report (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This environmental scan provides information about tobacco use and cessation among agricultural workers. Information was collected from a national poll of MSAW organizations and from agricultural worker focus groups. More Details...

Sexual Violence in Agricultural Worker Communities: A Guide for Clinicians (2024). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: Clinician resource that provides guidance on how to identify and support survivors of sexual violence in agricultural worker communities, as well as best practices when reporting any incidents. Also included are stories from survivors and advocates, and additional resources for community support. Available in both English and Spanish. More Details...

Serving Farmworker Patients Who Speak Indigenous Languages (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource, co-created with Rural Women's Health Project and Language Access Florida, shares best practices for health center outreach staff and clinicians who are serving Indigenous-Speaking farmworkers. The recommendations come directly from Indigenous farmworkers. It is available in English and Spanish. More Details...

Issue Brief: Farmworkers and HIV (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: There is limited data on the prevalence of HIV among farmworkers. This issue brief provides an overview of current AIDS policy, barriers to screening and testing for HIV/AIDS in farmworker communities, and promising practices to overcome these barriers. More Details...

Best Practices for Phone & Virtual Interpretation (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication provides evidence based best practices for phone and virtual interpretation for farmworkers and other who are Limited-English proficient in health centers and clinics. This publication provides many resources to other publications with best practices resources for available interpretation services. We hope this can be applied to support farmworker patients who speak Indigenous languages to increase their access to health care services. More Details...

Clear the Air! Protect Your Health from Bad Air (Comic Book) (2024). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Comic book aimed at workers which discusses the situations in which contaminants may enter their airways, as well as recommendations to help them to protect themselves in harmful work environments. Available in both English and Spanish. More Details...

Assessing Bilingual Staff Competency Tool (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) is proud to release our Bilingual Staff Competency tool which provides steps with tips and guidance for assessing the bilingual competency of health center staff to minimize language barriers in healthcare settings. More Details...

Connecting The Dots: Advancing Health Equity Through Data Disaggregation Webinar (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The recent COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted already existing health disparities among vulnerable populations, including Asian American (AA), Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (NH/PI) as well as Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Worker (MSAW) communities. Disaggregated data reveals health disparities within these diverse populations and demonstrates the role of data in advancing health equity. More Details...

Health Policy Bulletin 2024: Policy in Action to Support Farmworkers' Mental Health (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Farmworker Justice\'s Health Policy Bulletin is a summary of policy, program, and research developments that affect farmworker health and access to health care. This issue focuses on mental health in MSAW communities. More Details...

STIs and Agricultural Workers: What you need to know? (2024). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: This new resource from NCFH provides information about the impact of sexually transmitted infections on agricultural worker health, shares information about the five main STIs that affect this population and shares tips to have open and healthy conversations with partners and health care providers. More Details...

Las ITS y los trabajadores agricolas: Lo que necesitas saber (2024). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Este nuevo recurso de NCFH proporciona información sobre el impacto de las infecciones de transmisión sexual en la salud de los trabajadores agrícolas, comparte información sobre las 5 principales ITS que afectan a esta población y comparte consejos para mantener conversaciones abiertas y saludables con las parejas y los proveedores de atención de salud. More Details...

NTTAP Webinar Series 2023-2024 - Strategies for Advancing Health Equity in Health Centers (March 14, 2024) (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join our upcoming webinar to explore strategies for advancing health equity within health centers. Learn specific approaches, including steps for developing a health equity plan utilizing Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI) best practices as a framework, creating a health equity team, and establishing priorities and goals to guide health equity work. Attendees will leave with increased confidence in developing their health equity plan at their health center. More Details...

Certificate of Excellence in Agricultural Worker Health (COE) (2024). Resource Type: E-Learning. Description: The Certificate of Excellence in Agricultural Worker Health (COE) is a self-paced, online program designed to develop the capacity and skills of health center staff and other professionals who deliver health care and enabling services to agricultural workers and their families. Consisting of 7 online e-learning modules, the COE provides interactive curriculum tailored to migrant health professionals. It is designed for upload to health center learning management systems (LMS) and is recommended to be completed together for optimal capacity building, but modules are also available for individual use to meet specific training needs. Request access at no cost to you! More Details...

NTTAP Webinar Series 2023-2024 - Data-Driven Health Equity: Strategies for Collecting Patient Data in Health Centers Webinar (March 7, 2024) (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join our upcoming webinar as we dive into key strategies for using identity data in population health management. Expert faculty will highlight the importance of gathering data to address health disparities, with a focus on utilizing Electronic Health Records (EHR) for both internal and patient-focused justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) purposes. Participants will gain confidence in advancing health equity with strategies to collect and use demographic data for developing and monitoring health equity plans. More Details...

Stay hydrated in the heat: English (2024). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: NCFH developed this quick resource card to provide agricultural workers and other outdoor workers who spend long hours working in the heat with information on how to stay hydrated and drink more water and foods to replenish electrolytes when necessary. It also includes information on how to identify dehydration. More Details...

Stay hydrated in the heat: Tsotsil- Indigenous Language (2024). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: NCFH developed this quick resource card to provide indigenous agricultural workers and other outdoor workers who spend long hours working in the heat with information on how to stay hydrated and drink more water and foods to replenish electrolytes when necessary. It also includes information on how to identify dehydration. More Details...

Manténgase hidratado en el calor (2024). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: NCFH desarrollo este recurso en formato de tarjeta para brindarles a los trabajadores agricolas y otros trabajadores que pasan largas horas al aire libre trabajando en el calor informacion sobre como estar hidratados y tomar mucha agua y comer alimentos que les ayuden a reponer sus electrolitos y como identificar la deshidratacion. More Details...

Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool: Promoting Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Agricultural Workers (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Screening for colorectal cancer is a key preventive measure that can save lives by detecting cancer early when it’s most treatable. However, Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) face unique barriers that make accessing this crucial screening more challenging. Exposure to pesticides can increase their risk for cancers, including colorectal cancer, yet MSAWs often have lower health literacy and may not speak English, making complex medical information difficult to access. More Details...

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