Refugee Health Success Stories

Refugees arrive in the U.S. with unique health needs that reflect life in their home countries and life as refugees.  Refugee health and well-being are fundamental to successful resettlement and integration.

How does your community help refugees successfully establish healthy beginnings in the U.S.?  How does your community or clinic utilize innovative ways to connect and orient refugees to the U.S. health care system? Leave your comments below.

Seroprevalence of Antibodies against Taenia solium Cysticerci among Refugees Resettled in United States

In the Literature: Seroprevalence of Antibodies against Taenia solium Cysticerci among Refugees Resettled in United States. Seth E. O’Neal, John M. Townes, Patricia P. Wilkins, John C. Noh, Deborah Lee, Silvia Rodriguez, Hector H. Garcia, and William M. Stauffer. (2012). Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Refugee Suicide Prevention Training Toolkit

Resource: The Refugee Suicide Prevention Training Toolkit
RHTAC, in collaboration with Bhutanese community members, recently adapted a nationally recognized suicide prevention training model called Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) and developed a training toolkit that includes presentation slides, facilitator’s guide, interactive training activities, and resource handouts.