Meeting Archive: Metro Refugee Health Task Force

An archive of Metro Refugee Health Task Force meetings held in 2013 and 2014, including meeting minutes and slide presentations. The content of presentations and handouts (including the photos) are solely the responsibility of the speaker/presenter not the Minnesota Department of Health.

On this page:
December 2, 2014
November 4, 2014
October 7, 2014
September 2, 2014
June 3, 2014
May 6, 2014
April 1, 2014
March 4, 2014
February 4, 2014
December 3, 2013
November 5, 2013
October 1, 2013
September 3, 2013
June 7, 2013

May 7, 2013

April 2, 2013
March 5, 2013 - cancelled
February 5, 2013
January 8, 2013

2014

December 2, 2014

November 4, 2014

October 7, 2014

September 2, 2014

June 3, 2014

May 6, 2014

  • Minutes
    May 6, 2014 (PDF: 96KB/2 pages)
  • Presentation
    Refugees from Bhutan (PDF: 1.05MB/16 pages)

    Til Pokwal and Sita Koirala from the Bhutanese Community of Minnesota (BCOM) shared the history of the Bhutanese Lothsampa refugees and their experiences resettling in the U.S. BCOM staff also described the development of BCOM and the status of the Bhutanese community here in Minnesota.

April 1, 2014

March 4, 2014

February 4, 2014


2013

December 3, 2013

  • Minutes
    December 3, 2013 (PDF:89KB/2 pages)
  • Presentation
    John O’Phelan and Dawn Vang presented on Job Connect MN, a website through Ramsey County that specializes in jobs, trainings, and community resources.
  • Presentation
    Kari Bailey presented on ACT on Alzheimer’s, a voluntary government appointed group.

November 5, 2013

October 1, 2013

September 3, 2013

June 7, 2013

May 7, 2013

  • Minutes
    May 7, 2013 (PDF:30KB/1 page)
  • Video and presentation
    The documentary film, Broken Dreams, was screened. The film looks into questions about the disappearance of young Somali men from Minneapolis. Fathia Absie, director and producer, lead a discussion after the film.

April 2, 2013

  • Minutes
    April 2, 2013 (PDF:37KB/2 pages)
  • Presentation
    Karen Gerdin talked about the Adult Basic Education programs provided by the Hubbs Center in St. Paul. Attention: Non-MDH link
  • Presentation
    Patricia Ohmans, MPH; and Tony Schmitz, coordinators for the Exchange, shared information about their online archive of health education materials that have been translated into languages spoken by Minnesota's recent immigrants and refugees. Attention: Non-MDH link

February 5, 2013

January 8, 2013

Updated Friday, February 13, 2015 at 02:59PM