Physical and Mental Health of Refugees: A COVID-19 Update

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Event description: 

This 6th annual refugee health educational event will provide updates for health care providers and community members regarding ongoing clinical and non-clinical domestic advocacy efforts to support the health of refugee families during the Covid-19 pandemic. The conference will take place virtually as part of Yale Medicine’s Global Health Day Activities on March 18, 2021.
Conference Programme
6:00-6:15 pm: Welcome and State of the Union
An update on the current politics of the US refugee program, changes to the Yale Refugee Clinic
Ani Annamalai and Maya Prabhu
6:15-6:30 pm: Challenges and Adaptations for Adult Refugee Health Care during COVID
Ani Annamalai, Bryan Brown and Jennifer Klem
6:30-6:45 pm: Mental and Behavior Health For Refugee Children in the era of COVID-19: Challenges and Community Partnerships
Julia Rosenberg and Tricia Ryan
6:45-7:30 pm: Vaccination Outreach in the Refugee Community
Brita Roy and Jason Schwartz
This event is co-sponsored by the YSM Department of Internal Medicine; YSM Office of Global Health (Department of Internal Medicine); YSM Office of International Medical Student Education; YSM Department of Pediatrics; and the Yale Macmillan Center, Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement and Humanitarian Responses (PRFDHR).
For further information please contact Professor Maya Prabu: