Achieving access to health coverage for cofa-migrants
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Diversity and culture
Public health or related public policy
Describe the international agreement that defines and governs the relationship between the U.S. government and the Freely Associated States (FAS). Discuss the unique barriers facing COFA-migrants in accessing health care in a post-health care reform, post-immigration reform world. Identify strategies for developing policy and legislative solutions for advancing the health equity of COFA-migrants.
Keyword(s): Immigration, Public Health Policy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Policy Associate for the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, where I work on issues related to health care access, cultural and linguistically appropriate care, health equity, and immigration including issues relating to COFA-migrants. In addition, I have worked on issues related to COFA migrants as a staff member in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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.