Growers Establish Foundation To Help Farmworkers With Child Care, Health Care and Education
MAITLAND, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida farmers have launched a new foundation to benefit farmworkers, announcing today an initial round of $160,000 in funding for three programs related to child care, health care and education for the farmworker community in South Florida.
For its ...
Hispanic Farmworkers Need More Information on Skin Disease
Researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine have examined the prevalence of skin disease in Hispanic farmworkers
in North Carolina and found that three out of four farmworkers
harbors skin disease.// There is also a lack of information on commonly found skin diseases as well as potenti...
Regence Foundation Announces Three Grants Totaling $195,000
the health care system.
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Foundation, operating clinics that
largely serve the medical needs of Latinos and farmworkers
Yamhill and Washington Counties, will receive $100,000 to implement an
electronic health records (EHR) system. The EHRs will help Virginia...
Dolores Huerta to Join Workers at Candlelight Vigil
... of St. Joseph to negotiate a Free and Fair Election Agreement for a union election at their hospitals
WHO: Dolores Huerta, United farmworkers
co-founder Jose Moreno, Anaheim City School District board member Rev. Sarah Halverson, Fairview Community Church St. Joseph H...
Research Documents Children’s Exposure to Pesticide
...ity Commission estimated in 2004 that more than 21,000 migrant and seasonal farmworkers
were employed in these counties during peak harvest, accounting for 25 perc...ency (EPA) regulations. Three in five children lived in households in which farmworkers
did not shower immediately after work and four in five lived in households ...
Poor Housing May lead to Poor Health
... are small, exacerbating the crowded conditions caused by the large size of farmworker households that may include related and unrelated adults. Among farmworkers
in the study, 36 percent to 46 percent lived in crowded conditions, compared to an estimated 3 percent of the rural population.
In addition, man...