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Burma Health Dialogue: From Entry to Integration

Burma Health Dialogue: From Entry to Integration

Monday, March 12, 2012

Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Location: MN Department of Health’s Snelling Office Park

Mississippi Room, 1645 Energy Park Drive, St Paul, MN

Link for directions: http://www.health.state.mn.us/about/sop.html

Burma

This dialogue is a follow up to the event ‘Healthcare for the Burmese and Karen Communities in Minnesota: A Community Conversation’ held on October 29, 2011 at Rondo St. Paul Public Library.

 

Suggested attendees include: health providers, social workers, educators, health plans, legislators, social service providers, community agencies and others serving refugees from Burma.

 

Highlights Include:

Overview:   Refugees from Burma

Panel 1: Entry – Journey to the United States 

This panel will include a personal refugee story, as well as provide insight into the role that several agencies play when new refugees come to Minnesota. Panelists will include representatives from the state health department, a local refugee resettlement agency and a community based organization.

Panel 2: Integration – Health Care Coordination

This panel will explore the systems needed to ensure care coordination for refugees after initial resettlement in the U.S. as well as an overview by a primary care provider on working with refugees from Burma. Panelists will include representatives from an interpreter service agency, a health plan, a health provider, and a healthcare navigator. 

Interactive discussion will be encouraged throughout the afternoon.

Stay tuned for a detailed agenda coming soon!

CEUs will be available. This event is FREE to the public.

RSVP to Scott Ruhsam at sruhsam@thelanguagebanc.com or 612-588-9410 by March 5.

This program is sponsored by MDH, HealthEast Care System, UCare, Karen Organization of Minnesota, Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans and Language Banc.

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Notice of Council on Asian Pacific Board Meeting

January 19th, 2011

4:30 pm           Community Forum
5:00-7:00 pm      Business Meeting
Location: Lady Slipper, Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155

Please RSVP your attendance to capm@state.mn.us

Council board meetings are public meetings, meaning they are free and open to the general public. Please join us in the discussion.

2012 Meeting Calendar:

  • January 19, 2012
  • March 15, 2012
  • May 17, 2012
  • July 19, 2012
  • September 20, 2012
  • November 15, 2012
 
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