Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [Food Policy Research]

Project Details

Health Needs, Knowledge and Practice: Oaxacan Women, their Children, and their Extended Families in the Migration Cycle Between New Brunswick, NJ and Mexico

Research Team: Anne Bellows

Project Duration: 7/2006 to 12/2006

This project initiates the first steps to examining linkages between mobility, health, and nutrition for 30 New Brunswick, New Jersey Oaxacan-Mexican families and 30 related families in the State of Oaxaca in Mexico. The long term goal of the study is to identify and link health care needs and institutions, research centers, and community organizations in New Brunswick and Oaxaca to maximize the opportunities to meet health needs and provide basic services to a highly mobile population.

Funding Agency: Johnson and Johnson Foundation

Contact: Anne Bellows


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