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.

Health Policy Bulletin: Spring 2012

Summary of policy developments that affect farmworker health and access to health care.Topics include: pesticide incident reporting, health care access for H-2A workers, and resources for migrant health centers.

Health Policy Bulletin: Spring 2011

Summary of policy developments that affect farmworker health and access to health care. Topics include: OSHA fall protections, HIV/AIDS in farmworker communities, and methyl iodide use

Eye on Farmworker Health: March 2015

A summary of research and policy on farmworker health issues. This issue focuses on: the ACA and people with HIV, cell phone usage among foreign-born Latinos, HIV and Mexican migrant workers, and HIV testing histories from three different organizations.

Eye on Farmworker Health: November 2014

A summary of research and policy on farmworker health issues. This issue focuses on: the Farm Worker Family Health Program, housing quality and health, sexual harassment and assault among Mexican indigenous women farmworkers, mental health and intimate partner violence, and H-2A workers and the ACA.

Eye on Farmworker Health: April 2014

A summary of research and policy on farmworker health issues. This issue focuses on: female farmworkers’ perceptions of heat related illness and pregnancy health, severe pesticide-related illnesses in toddlers, using focus groups to identify barriers to the prevention and treatment of heat-related illnesses, and beliefs of different groups of farmworker educators, in addition to a policy update reviewing the changes to the Worker Protection Standard.

Eye on Farmworker Health: November 2013

A summary of research and policy on farmworker health issues. This issue focuses on: childhood obesity among children of farmworkers, heat illness knowledge in California, Latina mothers and outreach materials, and heat indices in migrant farmworker housing.

Eye on Farmworker Health: August 2013

A summary of research and policy on farmworker health issues. This issue focuses on: migrant and seasonal cropworker injury in the Northeast, cooking and eating facilities in migrant farmworker housing in North Carolina, mobile clinic services, effectiveness of pesticide safety training, and health-related inequities among hired farmworkers.

Eye on Farmworker Health: April 2013

A summary of research and policy on farmworker health issues. This issue focuses on: occupational safety informational exchanges among farmworkers, parental stress among lowcountry migrant workers, binational approach to quality-of-life improvement, US-Mexican collaboration on health insurance initiatives, farmworker housing quality, and medical Homes and receipt of preventative services in immigrant and nonimmigrant families.

Eye on Farmworker Health: Spring 2012

A summary of research and policy on farmworker health issues. This issue focuses on: crop worker injuries, community health workers and eye injuries, pesticide health issues and female farmworkers in nurseries and ferneries, and housing violations in North Carolinian migrant worker camps.