Resource: Safe, Smart & Healthy: Keys to Success in Your New Home
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Video includes chapters on: medical care & health insurance, family issues & domestic violence, medications & home remedies, personal hygiene, substance use, and food safety. DVD copies available in multiple languages. Contact Sarah Russell (Sarah.Russell@jfs.ohio.gov) for more information.
Event: “Continuing the Conversation: The Affordable Care Act After the Supreme Court Ruling” Webinar
Presented by: Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
Audience: Maternal and Child Health professionals and community organizations
Webinar will provide updates on implications of Supreme Court’s ACA ruling for maternal and child health populations and facilitate discussion on the range of opportunities available under Title V and ACA implementation.
July 31, 2012, 3:00- 4:30 EDT
News: Administration of Children and Families Awards $4.1 Million for Individual Development Account Projects
ACF has awarded nearly $4.1 million through the Assets for Independence (AFI) program to nonprofit organizations that empower low-income families to become economically self-sufficient in the long term.
Event: International Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities
Presented by: ACCESS Community Health & Research Center
Audience: Clinicians, public health professionals, community advocates
Scientific forum to prevent disease, reduce health disparities, and promote wellness in the Arab community at large.
Oct 16-17, 2012, Dearborn, MI
Resource: “Enhancing the Delivery of Health Care” Report
Office of Minority Health and Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Provides recommendations to integrate culturally competent care and provide behavioral health care in locations that minority populations currently visit.
Resource: How-To Use Health Care System in Colorado
Refugee Preventive Health Programs of Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment
Multilingual videos for refugees on how to access medical care, get immunizations, use medications, and live a healthy lifestyle.
Resource: Guide to Creating Pill Cards
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
“How-to” and templates for creating pill cards that depict medication type, dosage, and medication instructions for low-literacy patients or caretakers.
Resource: New Routes to Community Health Resource Center
New Routes to Community Health
Health education and resettlement resources for refugees and immigrants nationwide.
Resource: Healthy Roads Media Resources
Healthy Roads Media
Web-based education resources for refugees and other hard to reach groups. Multilingual materials available in written, audio, and video formats.