Politics of a moratorium on refugee resettlement: Role for the public health system in assuring the health of the community's most diverse newcomers
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Describe the impact refugee resettlement can have on a resource constrained community Describe one major public health issue experienced by resettled refugees in an urban community Describe at least one method by which a public health practitioner can carry out the public health mission for refugee populations in economically challenging times
Keyword(s): Refugees, Community Capacity
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the former Director of the University of New Hampshire's (UNH) MPH Program. I am currently a faculty member in the UNH Department of Health Management and Policy and I teach public health courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Prior to coming to academia, I practiced public health, for ten years, at the local and state governmental and private consulting levels.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.