We hope this work calls attention to gaps in Internet access that should be considered in leadership development, health, and library efforts that are designed to address health inequalities that migrant and seasonal farmworkers
and their families face.
Approximately 75 percent of the estimated three million migrant and seasonal farmworkers
Delivery of health services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers
. Annual Review of Public Health, 28, 345-363.
The exposure of migrant and seasonal farmworkers
to pesticides at work and at home is an issue of continuing concern for public health (Arcury and Quandt 2003; Villarejo 2003).
An atlas of state profiles which estimate number of migrant and seasonal farmworkers
and members of their families.
Public Health Service defined migrant and seasonal farmworkers
as "individuals whose principal employment is agriculture on a seasonal basis, who have been so employed within the past 24 months and who have established for the purpose of such employment a temporary abode" (4, p.
They were very acculturated but perhaps unfamiliar with the cultural characteristics of migrant and seasonal farmworkers
and their lifestyles.
A well-coordinated effort between healthcare providers, farmworker organizations, technology developers and policy makers is needed to promote further implementation of mHealth innovations that will improve access and delivery of care to migrant and seasonal farmworkers
. Such innovations can lead to a more equitable and cost-effective health care system for all.
Potential pathways of exposure for DDE and mirex and reported health problems in Mexican-American migrant and seasonal farmworker
children residing in Texas.
The number of total migrant and seasonal farmworkers
(denominator data) is not well characterized (Villarejo 2003).
In a shared commitment to documenting, educating and celebrating the contribution of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
and Community and Migrant Health Centers, NCFH is proud to announce its collaboration with the CHroniCles Project.
The OCDC was organized in 1971, under the name of the Migrant Indian Coalition, to address the needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers
as well as Native American families.