ADDRESSING GLOBAL HEALTH NEEDS AMONG REFUGEE CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN DURHAM COUNTY
This Bass Connections project serves as the pilot for an ambitious multidisciplinary effort to develop a culturally appropriate, robust healthcare model that can help reduce health disparities among some of Durham’s newest, most vulnerable community members. In 2017-2018, this project team will study three central questions:
The team will be engaged in these six activities:
Ultimately, this pilot aims to lay the foundation for a model of healthcare delivery that will meet the multidimensional needs of refugee children the local community.
Faculty: Kathryn Whetten, Nathan Thielman
CHPIR Staff: Melissa McGovern
Partners: Emily Esmaili, D.O., Carolina Outreach, NC Refugee Health Program, Church World Service (CWS), Lincoln Community Health Center, Center for Child & Family Health