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(Principles of Public Health for Community Health and Outreach Workers)
Migrant Clinicians Network, a UMASH partner organization, announces a new series of 10 monthly webinars, conducted entirely in Spanish.
This course will offer an overview of the issues and challenges most relevant to public health, as well as the importance of the participation of community health workers and health promoters in strengthening public health.
Participants must register individually for each webinar. Continuing education credit can be provided.
El Rol de los Promotores y Trabajadores de Salud Comunitaria en Salud Pública
(The Role of the Public Health Promoter)
Wednesday, March 18
Los Diez Servicios Esenciales de Salud Pública
(The Ten Essential Public Health Services)
Wednesday, April 15
Cultura y Salud
(Culture and Health)
Wednesday, May 13
Evaluación de las Necesidades de La Comunidad
(Needs Assessment Of The Community)
Wednesday, June 17
¿Puede la gente elegir su propia salud?
(Can people choose their own health?)
Wednesday, July 15
El Rol de los Promotores y Trabajadores de Salud Comunitaria en la Investigación Participativa Basada en la Comunidad
(The Role of Promoters and Community Health Workers in Community Based Participatory Research)
Wednesday, August 12
Fortaleciendo a los Promotores de Salud o Trabajadores Communitario Utilizando Tecnología de Información
(Strengthening Health Promoters or Community Workers Using Information Technology)
Wednesday, September 16
Los Retos Futuros de Salud Pública
(Future Challenges of Public Health)
Wednesday, October 14
2015 Western Forum for Migrant and Community Health
San Diego, California
The Western Forum for Migrant and Community Health is an annual conference bringing together health professionals from migrant and community health centers and allied organizations for the purposes of education and training, information and resource sharing, coalition building, and program and policy development.
"This is My World": Perspectives of Senior Farmers and Their Families on Risk and Behavior
Deborah B. Reed, PhD, MSPH, RN, FAAOHN
Distinguished Service Professor and Good Samaritan Endowed Chair
College of Nursing, University of Kentucky
At the end of the presentation participants will be able to:
1. Describe the agreement and discordance between senior farmers and their families about health and injury risk of the senior farmer.
2. Value the importance of culture and social norms in the behavior toward risks.
3. Apply the collective community voice to interventions to reduce risk and promote health among senior farmers.
Developing a Culturally Relevant and Scientifically Sound Injury Prevention Program
Deborah Helitzer, ScD
Professor, Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine
Associate Vice Chancellor of Research Education, Health Sciences Center
University of New Mexico
1. Participants will learn a process for developing innovative injury prevention programs that are grounded on cultural and scientific principles
2. Participants will understand the Model Farmer program design and implementation procedures
3. Participants will understand the results of the research study
National Ag Day
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and others across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.
January 30 - Entries in the Ag Day Essay & Video Essay Contest
February 15 - Entries for the Charles Eastin Service Award
38th Annual NRHA Rural Health Conference
NRHA's Annual Rural Health Conference is the nation's largest rural health conference, created for all of those with an interest in rural health care, including rural health practitioners, hospital administrators, clinic directors and lay health workers, social workers, state and federal health employees, academics, community members and more.
2015 National Farmworkers Health Conference
San Antonio, Texas
The National Farmworker Health Conference is the only national conference dedicated solely on the health and well-being of migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The focus of this conference will be on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Learn from your colleagues, federal officials and heath care experts of the latest policy and program priorities and how they impact service delivery.
Kingwood, West Virginia
May 19-21, 2015, many of the foremost researchers in occupational injury will convene in Kingwood, West Virginia at the Camp Dawson Training Center for the sixth National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS 2015).
NOIRS 2015 is the sixth such symposium focusing on research for the prevention of work-related traumatic injuries. The theme is "Advancing Occupational Injury Research through Integration and Partnership." The agenda will include contributed oral presentations in concurrent sessions and poster presentations which will describe research studies, methods, and findings related to traumatic occupational injuries.
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2015 ISASH Conference
Making Ag Safety and Health the New Normal
The 2014 International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (ISASH) Conference will be held June 21-25 in Normal, Illinois. This year's theme is "Making Ag Safety and Health the New Normal".