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Proteus, Inc.
Proteus serves Iowa's immigrants, minority and low-income populations to make their dream of a brighter tomorrow a reality by helping them overcome language and cultural barriers in order to better provide for their families.

Migrant Clinicians Network
MCN is a trusted source of essential clinical information about emerging primary care issues that occur at the intersection of health and mobility. To best assist clinicians working with migrants, MCN provides a menu of services to meet a variety of needs. MCN engages in research, develops appropriate resources, advocates for migrants and clinicians, trains providers, engages outside partners, and runs programs that support clinical care on the frontline of migrant health.

Migrant Clinicians Network Toolbox
All the tools and resources found in this clearinghouse are categorized by key area of health center function. To find specific resources you may browse the categories to the right or you may search by key words. All documents in this clearinghouse are either Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word. You are free to download any of these resources and adapt them to your health center needs.

Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers Program
Whether the job is on or off the farm, through our Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker Program we help farm workers and the employers who hire them. In specially designated regions of the state our Migrant & Seasonal Farm Workers Outreach Specialists focus on helping farm workers to register with our labor exchange system, find jobs, get other basic services, and providing referrals to other community services.

Iowa Legal Aid
Farm workers face many challenges while working, from dangerous work conditions such as heat and exhaustion to not receiving proper pay to public benefit denials. Iowa Legal Aid helps by giving legal advice and/or representation in some civil legal matters that affect the farm worker. Iowa Legal Aid interns and lawyers travel around the state to give presentations to farm workers about their rights and responsibilities while living and working in Iowa. If you have any questions or if you need legal assistance, you may call Iowa Legal Aid at 1-800-532-1275, hablamos español.

National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH)
The Federal Migrant Health Program provides staff support to the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH). The Council is legislatively mandated to advise, consult with, and make recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, on the health and well being of migrant farm workers and their families.

Migrant Health Promotion
Migrant Health Promotion builds on community strengths to improve health in farm worker and border communities. Our programs provide peer health education, increase access to health resources and bring community members together with health providers, employers and policymakers to create positive changes. Community leaders, called Promotores and Promotoras, provide the inspiration, direction and vision necessary to build stronger, healthier communities — from within.

CHAMPS Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers Resources
The resources were compiled in response to requests by Region VIII CHC staff members striving to provide quality services to migrant and seasonal farm workers (MSFW) and their families. The resources provide up-to-date news and information, clinician information, continuing education, patient education, and much more.

Health Outreach Partners
Outreach Reference Manual: This manual serves as a reference to outreach programs in order to improve effectiveness and sustainability. Tackling such topics as cultural competency, health education, recruitment and retention, needs assessment, planning, and evaluation, HOP’s Outreach Reference Manual is a comprehensive and useful resource. The variety of information included is not just relevant for outreach staff, but for everyone working to improve access in the community.

National Center for Farm Worker Health: Online Library
The National Center for Farm worker Health (NCFH) is a private, not-for-profit corporation located in Buda, Texas dedicated to improving the health status of farm worker families by providing information services, training and technical assistance, and a variety of products to community and migrant health centers nationwide, as well as organizations, universities, researchers, and individuals involved in farm worker health.    

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