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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...

Advancing the use of SDOH Data to Support Value Based Care: National Training for Health Centers (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Is your health center interested in learning about how collection of social needs data can support your performance in providing value based care? This one-hour webinar, presented by Washington Association for Community Health, CHAS Health, and the HITEQ Center taught about best practices in SDOH screening and how health centers have used SDOH data for patient care, population health, and value based care. Participants had the opportunity to ask questions and share the specific challenges they face regarding SDOH screening and use of data. All health center staff, particularly those involved in screening clients for social needs, connecting them to resources and using data to inform care, were welcome to attend. More Details...

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking: Health Center Preparedness Before, During, and After Emergencies (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Developed in collaboration with Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) and Health Partners on IPV and Exploitation, this educational brief focuses on equipping health centers (HCs) with the necessary tools and knowledge to support Asian Americans (AA) and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islander (NH/PI) survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Human Trafficking (HT) during natural disasters and public health emergencies (emergencies). Structural barriers, language access, and lack of culturally responsive organizations often leave these survivors vulnerable. More Details...

Creating Community-Based Health Education Materials for Indigenous Farmworkers (2024). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit offers insight and strategies for creating culturally sensitive and accessible health educational materials for Mesoamerican Indigenous Farmworker Communities. More Details...

The Health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2021 Uniform Data System (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report examines current patient demographics and utilization of health services at health centers serving Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NH/PIs), and highlights the differences between these centers and the national average of all health centers in the United States. The analyses presented throughout this report are intended to improve understanding of AA and NH/PI patients served by health centers nationwide. More Details...

Enhancing Language Access: Assessing Health Center Staff Competency (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) will address the critical need for health centers to properly assess the language competency and qualifications of their staff, as well as highlight the significance of having adequate bilingual staff, to address language barriers for diverse patient populations. By the end of this webinar, health center staff will recognize the importance of minimizing language barriers in healthcare and access tools to assess language competency, including NCFH’s new tool, Assessing Bilingual Staff Competency Tool, to improve overall care and patient health outcomes. More Details...

Strategies for Emergency Management of Chronic Conditions Among Agricultural Workers (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: People living with chronic conditions, and especially Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs), can encounter particular threats to their health during an emergency event. NCFH has developed a resource to assist health center staff, clinical coordinators, and emergency managers with tools to assist MSAW chronic care patients, so that the worst outcomes of these events can be avoided. This checklist includes risk factors for chronic care patients during an emergency, action items to help patients prepare, and disease-specific recommendations for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease. This resource also includes some additional outreach and communication strategies to reach MSAWs with chronic conditions during emergencies. More Details...

Cultural Adaptation of Measures and Tools for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Data Collection (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar will highlight opportunities to adapt SOGI data collection measures and tools through culturally and linguistically affirming approaches, to better serve multilingual, multiethnic, and racially diverse communities. Participants will hear from bilingual-bicultural researcher Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz, PhD, MPHE, MCHES who will share his experiences developing culturally relevant strategies with Spanish-speaking communities, and Dr. Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH, who will highlight SOGI resources from the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center. More Details...

The Health of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Patients Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2021 Uniform Data System; Webinar - May 2023 (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) hosted a webinar sharing a data analysis of the 2021 Uniform Data System (UDS) and recommendations to increase access to care and improve health outcomes for AA and NH/PI patients. Presenters shared key findings from AAPCHO’s updated and annual report, “The Health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2021 Uniform Data System”. More Details...

Traditional Food, Culture, and Diabetes in the United States: NCHPH Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Members of ethnic and racial populations living in the United States experience unique challenges in preventing or managing their diabetes, including language barriers, cultural beliefs, and traditional foods, particularly among first generation immigrants.  More Details...

Culturally Appropriate Healthy Eating Educational Tool for Asian Americans: Filipino and Hmong Editions Webinar (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: AAPCHO and MHP Salud presented four culturally relevant My Healthy Plate brochures that include the cultural traditions and dietary preferences of Filipino/a/x and Hmong Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (MSAW) communities as critical tools in preventing diabetes. In this webinar, speakers from Mabuhay Health Center and Minnesota Community Care shared the importance of culturally relevant My Healthy Plate educational resources, a national survey and health center collaboration efforts, and promising practices. MHP Salud introduced their series of culturally appropriate My Healthy Plate educational resources and how they increase organizational capacity at Health Centers through community health worker (CHW)-led programs. More Details...

Work as a Social Driver of Health: How La Casa Family Health Center Identifies Farmworkers (2022). Resource Type: Podcast. Description: What happens when health center care teams know more about a patient’s occupation? This data can be especially important if the patient is an essential worker, as the Health Choice Network, a health center-controlled network based in Miami, and their partners at La Casa Family Health Center in New Mexico, learned during the COVID pandemic when treating a high-risk group of dairy farmworkers. This episode of NACHC’s podcast, Health Centers on the Front Lines, takes us behind the scenes at a health center and its partner network as they change the culture around disclosure of occupation among patients. More Details...

The Health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Patients Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2020 Uniform Data System (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report examines current patient demographics and utilization of health services at health centers serving Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NH/PIs), and highlights the differences between these centers and the national average of all health centers in the United States. More Details...

“Acting on Social Determinants of Health Screening Data to Address Barriers to Health” Webinar (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: AAPCHO, Health Outreach Partners (HOP), MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) hosted a HRSA-sponsored webinar to explore strategies to screen special and vulnerable populations for social determinants of health (SDOH) and build effective practices to begin addressing SDOH through outreach and enabling services (ES). More Details...

Social Determinants of Health Lessons Learned, Challenges, and Barriers: A Resource for Health Centers, Vol. 2 (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Health Outreach Partners (HOP), MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), four HRSA-funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partner organizations, released a report on lessons learned, challenges, barriers, and impact stories shared from the (4) sessions of the “Screening Methods and Strategies for Using Data on Outreach and Enabling Services to Address Social Determinants of Health” Learning Collaborative. This Learning Collaborative explored strategies to screen special and vulnerable populations for social determinants of health (SDOH) and successfully utilize data to build effective practices to begin addressing SDOH through outreach and enabling services. With these lessons learned, AAPCHO, HOP, MHP Salud, and NHCHC will continue this work with a webinar and successive learning collaborative in 2022-2023. More Details...

Issue Brief: The Impact of Language on Health Care Accessibility (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue briefs informs service providers about policies and recommendations to promote language access for Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients. More Details...

Increase Access to Care Program Pillars (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NCFH created this visual resource to illustrate the three Increase Access to Care for Ag Workers (IAC) Program Pillars and how they contribute to increasing access to care for Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) and their families. More Details...

Health Literacy and COVID-19: Approaches to Patient Communication (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource will review lessons learned about health communication during the pandemic and share strategies to address low literacy in under-resourced patient populations, including agricultural workers and older adults. Understanding how health literacy impacts health outcomes is crucial for health centers to provide accurate health information that is easy to understand, both verbally and through patient education materials. More Details...

A Framework for Health and Housing Partnerships for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution: Health and Housing Partnerships build community capacity to bridge barriers to health equity. (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Addressing the COVID pandemic through vaccine distribution gives communities the opportunity to find strategies and activities that ensure communities with limited access all are included. Health and housing partnerships can work to break down structural barriers to ensure there is access to vaccines, vaccine boosters and other therapies that move the country moves health equity. More Details...

The Health Of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians And Pacific Islanders Served At Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2019 Uniform Data System (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report examines current patient demographics and utilization of health services at health centers serving Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NH/PIs), and highlights the differences between these centers and the national average of all health centers in the United States. More Details...

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