Health Policy Bulletin: Winter 2019

Health Policy Bulletin Winter 2019

Summary of policy developments that affect farmworker health and access to health care. This issue focuses on green tobacco sickness in migrant farmworker communities. Also includes Eye on Farmworker Health, a summary of academic research related to green tobacco sickness and pesticides in migratory and farmworker communities.

The Promise of Telehealth: Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare in Rural America

Telehealth

Written in collaboration with Harvard's Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, this paper discusses the current state of telehealth in the United States, opportunities that telehealth provides for improving access to health care for rural residents, and the unique position that promotores de salud or community health workers occupy as potential facilitators of telehealth technologies in rural farmworker communities. 

Health Policy Bulletin: Winter 2018

Health Policy Bulletin Winter 2018

Summary of policy development that affect farmworker health and access to health care. This issue focuses on childhood obesity in migrant farmworker communities. Also includes Eye on Farmworker Health, a summary of academic research related to childhood obesity in migratory and farmworker communities.

Health Policy Bulletin: Spring 2017

Health Policy Bulletin Spring 2017

Summary of policy development that affect farmworker health and access to health care. This issue focuses on the intersection of technology and health care in farmworker communities. Also includes Eye on Farmworker Health, a summary of academic research related to mobile technology in migratory and farmworker communities.

Health Policy Bulletin: Spring 2016

Health Policy Bulletin Spring 2016

Summary of policy developments that affect farmworker health and access to health care. This issue focuses on pesticides and revisions to the Worker Protection Standard. Also includes Eye on Farmworker Health, a summary of academic research related to pesticides in Latino, migratory, and farmworker communities.

Health Policy Bulletin: Winter 2015

Summary of policy developments that affect farmworker health and access to health care. This issue focuses on the Affordable Care Act and its implementation in farmworker communities.

Health Policy Bulletin: Fall 2013

Summary of policy development that affect farmworker health and access to health care. This issue focuses on the role of farmworker women in connecting communities to health care.