An article by our Program Director Elizabeth Freeman Lambar and Medical Director Dr. Gayle Thomas is a featured commentary in the latest issue of the NC Medical Journal:
The Health and Well-being of North Carolina’s Farmworkers: The Importance of Inclusion, Accessible Services and Personal Connection
North Carolina Medical Journal, March-April 2019 80:107–112; doi:10.18043/ncm.80.2.107
The article highlights the unique needs and strengths of NC’s farmworker population and also showcases the critical role that outreach workers play in access to care: “NCFHP’s 25-year history of serving farmworkers has demonstrated that outreach staff are an essential part of the care team to build relationships with farmworkers, assess their needs, link them with appropriate services, and provide health education and case management services.”
Read the article here.