Refugee and International Health
Minnesota's Refugee and International Health Program (RIHP) partners with local health departments, private health care providers, and community organizations to offer each new refugee arrival a comprehensive screening examination, appropriate follow-up or referral, and community-based health education.
- RIHP: Our Work and Partners
Learn about RIHP partners, Minnesota's health screening protocol, medical exams for refugees, immigration definitions, and ongoing activities sponsored by the program.
- Refugee Health Statistics
Demographic and health screening data for annual refugee arrivals to Minnesota, with additional resources for national and global data.
- Refugee Health Provider Resources
Clinical resources for health professionals who administer and coordinate the refugee health assessment exam, including forms for health screening, population-specific medical information, and an online refugee health CME module.
- Health Education Materials for Refugees
Multi-lingual health education materials and resources for refugees; includes Minnesota-specific as well as national resources.
- Refugee Topics
Resources on a variety of topics related to refugee health in Minnesota, including national and international resources.
- Directories for Organizations Serving Diverse Communities
Directories developed by the MDHRefugee and International Health Program and Infectious Disease Equity and Engagement Unit; includes the Health Resources Directory, the Diverse Media Directory, and the Community Based Organizations Directory.