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Understanding the Complexities of Food Insecurity in Rural Populations

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It is vitally important that nurses, particularly those working in rural and regional settings, understand the risk factors that residents face related to food insecurity so that this community-level issue can be recognised and addressed with evidence-based strategies and compassion.

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Food insecurity is a reality that challenges rural residents across the globe. It is vitally important that nurses, particularly those working in rural and regional settings, understand the risk factors that residents face related to food insecurity so that this community-level issue can be recognised and addressed with evidence-based strategies and compassion.

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Judith Paré
Judith Paré joined the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) in May, 2017 as the Director of Nursing Education/Workforce Quality and Safety. In 2014, Judith earned her Doctorate of Philosophy in the field of Nursing Education Capella University. Prior to joining the MNA she was Dean of the School of Nursing & Behavioral Sciences at Becker College in Worcester Massachusetts. She is an experienced educator in academic and continuing education settings. Judith is a member of more than ten professional nursing organisations and she devotes much of her time as an advocate for the Rural Nurse Organisation. Her expertise include curriculum design, assessment and evaluation in nursing and healthcare. Her research areas of expertise in rural healthcare and specifically the lived experiences of the rural nurse generalist. Judith is a published author and a national speaker in the field of rural nursing. Her recent writings includes: Montgomery, S, Sutton A & Paré, J 2017, ‘Rural Nursing & Synergy’, Online Journal of Rural Nursing & Health Care, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 87-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.14574/ojrnhc.v17i1.431
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Yvonne Sievers
26 May 2022
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Food for thought. It’s important for us to understand the relationship between food and the earth in which it grows. An important resource.
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Nicola Lee
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Thought provoking article.
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