About Our Work and Partners, Minnesota Refugee Health Program - Minnesota Dept. of Health

About Our Work and Partners

Learn about Refugee Health Program partners, Minnesota's health screening protocol, medical exams for refugees, immigration definitions, and ongoing activities sponsored by the program.

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About refugee health
Ongoing activities

About refugee health

Ongoing activities

  • Center of Excellence in Refugee Health
    A network for training and epidemiology in refugee health, building on existing infrastructure and partners' experience to identify and monitor refugee health issues and needs, contribute to evidence-based policies and guidelines, and ultimately improve continuity of care and health outcomes for refugees.
  • Female Genital Cutting (FGC) Prevention and Outreach Project
    The Minnesota FGC Prevention and Outreach Working Group brings together diverse stakeholders to recommend, inform and coordinate FGC prevention and community engagement efforts in Minnesota. As part of the grant program, MDH will provide one-time grants to organizations with cultural competence in Minnesota communities that are impacted by FGC.
  • Global Brown Bag Events
    Refugee Health Program's Global Brown Bag events usually take place the second Tuesday of the month at MDH's Freeman Building location, 625 North Robert Street, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Minnesota Refugee Health Screening Manual (PDF)
    Step-by-step reference guide for VOLAG case managers and local public health nurses. Provides information and guidelines to ensure a timely and complete initial refugee health screening exam.
Updated Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 02:15PM