Migrant Health Center

Betty S. Gilson, Budd N. Shenkin, Peter E. Dans, Sam Johnson, Peter Dawson

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To the Editor: The paper by Dans and Johnson on “Politics in the Development of a Migrant Health Center” (April 24 issue of the Journal) is an important analysis of community-medicine history and issues. The authors have been scrupulous in avoiding value judgments and perhaps for that reason did not mention the rather unimaginative performances of some state and county health departments that received migrant health funds in the six or eight years before the major funding change in 1970. The authors refer only to the problem that in the early years of the Migrant Health Act the funds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)362-363
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number7
StatePublished - Aug 14 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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