REFUGEE & IMMIGRANT HEALTH COMMUNITY IMPACT REPORTS

 

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Emergency food for Burmese in Crisis

 

St. Joseph Community Health Foundation and four community partners provide emergency food for Burmese families in crisis.

 

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Ivy Tech Refugee Scholars Program

 

A Collaborative educational program with IVY TECH of Northeast Indiana

 

 

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Burmese Refugee Lead Poisoning Study

 

The local refugee lifestyle was examined, and their imported home remedies were found to be toxic to their children.

 

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Lead Poisoning and Healthy Homes Education for Refugees

 

Over 1,000 Burmese residents were educated about lead poisoning safe home practices.

 

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Refugee Farming & Education

 

Forty-three refugee farmers, trained in local agricultural practices, produced more than 8,000 pounds of food.

 

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Resource Directory for Refugees

 

A local guide of refugee-friendly resources was created in 2011.

 

 

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Refugee Health Literacy "Ask Me 3" Study

 

A research study to determine if asking three simple questions improved refugees' understanding of their health issues

 

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Project Connect

 

Video medical interpretation and health navigation partnership, served 3,202 Burmese refugee clients with more than 29,000 encounters.

 

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 Catherine  Kasper Place

 

The Catherine Kasper Center was created to provide easy access to multiple resettlement services from 2008-2012.

 

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