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ERIC Number: ED013126
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 190
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MIGRANT HEALTH PROGRAM, NEW JERSEY 1964.
DOUGHERTY, WILLIAM; AND OTHERS
A MAJOR EFFORT WAS MOUNTED TO INCREASE, EXTEND, AND IMPROVE HEALTH SERVICES FOR MIGRANT AGRICULTURAL WORKERS IN NEW JERSEY DURING THE SECOND YEAR OF OPERATION, 1964. THE MIGRANT HEALTH PROGRAM PROVIDED--(1) SERVICE TO 453 CAMPS, (2) OPPORTUNITY FOR 5,000 PERSONS TO COMMUNICATE WITH THE NURSE OR OTHER HEALTH WORKER WHO VISITED THE CAMP, AND (3) DIRECT VISITS TO OVER 1,300 PERSONS FOR MANY REASONS, PRINCIPALLY TUBERCULIN SCREENING AND HEALTH COUNSELING. TRIALS OF SERVICES BEYOND BASIC SCREENING AND IMMUNIZATION PROGRAMS WERE CONDUCTED IN NUTRITION, DENTISTRY, AND HEALTH EDUCATION. HOSPITAL PARTICIPATION IN MIGRANT HEALTH ACTIVITY WAS EXPANDED. HOWEVER, A DEFICIT IN FUNDS FOR IN-PATIENT CARE WAS A PROBLEM. PROGRESS WAS NOTED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION CHANNELS BETWEEN THE MIGRANT IN NEED AND THE PROFESSIONAL WORKER. REPORTS OF THE 1964 EFFORT ARE PRESENTED UNDER THE FOLLOWING HEADINGS--LOCAL MEDICAL LEADERSHIP, EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE, MATERNITY SERVICES, DENTAL SERVICES, MIGRANT CLINICS, MIGRANT SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES, CAMP VISITATIONS, MEDICAL SOCIAL SERVICES, HEALTH EDUCATION, SANITATION AND ACCIDENT PREVENTION. APPENDICES PRESENT STATISTICS, WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE NOTES, AND CASE STUDIES. (SF)
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Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Health, Trenton.
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