Event: North American Refugee Health Conference
University of Toronto
Health professionals and experts from many disciplines will meet to discuss the best health practices, challenges for optimal care, research and advocacy for the refugee patient population.
June 6-8, 2013 in Toronto, Canada.
Event: Global Health and Innovation Conference 2013
Presented by: Unite for Sight
Large global health and social entrepreneurship conference that convenes leaders, change makers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.
April 13 and 14, 2013, New Haven, CT
Training: Clinician Orientation to Migration Health
Presented by: Migrant Clinicians Network
Audience: New as well as seasoned clinicians who are interested in understanding more about the migrant population.
A series of seven webinars which cover a wide breadth of knowledge and skills to help clinicians provide quality care to migrant populations in the U.S. Each 1-hour webinar is accredited for an hour of Continuing Nursing or Continuing Medical Education. Complete all 7 webinars to receive a Certificate of Expertise in Migration Health.
Next webinar on March 13, 2013.
News: The Ethiopian Community Development Council is issuing a call for workshop proposals for the 19th Annual National Conference to be held on May 16-17, 2013 at the Sheraton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia. For more information, please contact Senay Gebremedhin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All proposals must be received by February 1, 2013.
News: North American Refugee Health Conference: Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended
The North American Refugee Health Conference is recognized as the premier conference for those who work with refugee populations. In preparation for the 2013 North American Refugee Health Conference, submissions of posters and oral abstracts are being accepted. A limited number of workshops will also be considered. Abstract acceptance deadline extended to Jan 10, 2013.
Resource: Clinician’s Corner
Minnesota Department of Health
Collection of resources for providers working with refugee populations, including a quick guide for conducting initial refugee health assessments.
Event: The Eighth National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations
Presented by: DiversityRx
Audience: Physicians, clinical health care professionals, interpreters, health plan administrators, government agency representatives, researchers and students.
March 11-14, 2013, Oakland, CA
News: Registration now open for 2013 North American Refugee Health Conference!
The North American Refugee Health Conference will be held on June 6-8, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. Join health professionals from U.S. and Canada to discuss evidence-based strategies, research, advocacy, and mobilization for refugee health and mental health. Submit a poster or oral abstract by December 3, 2012.
Resource: After the Ruling: A Consumer’s Guide
User-friendly explanation of Supreme Court’s ACA decision and implications. Also available in Spanish.
In the Literature: Health and Health Care of African Refugees: An Under Recognized Minority. Hauck FR, Corr KE, Lewis SH, Oliver MN. (2012). Journal of the National Medical Association.