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To the Center for Refugee Health


Created in 2009, the Office of Community Medicine has remained on the cutting edge of patient care and public health. By building connections between medical providers and refugee communities, we work on projects that address the needs of the refugee patient population. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our diverse community! Check out our current programs and learn how you can get involved.

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North American Refugee Health Conference

The North American Refugee Health Conference is recognized as the preeminent conference destination for professionals working with refugee populations. Rochester Regional Health’s Office of Community Medicine has begun organizing this exciting event that will take place in Niagara Falls, New York.  Join us June 12-14, 2016 as we highlight best practices in the field and discuss current refugee health issues.


Topics of focus include:

  • Women’s health and reproductive issues
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary care
  • Nutrition
  • Vaccines & vaccine prevention
  • Infectious disease
  • Screening
  • Advocacy
  • Migration & settlement
  • Models of care
  • Research & education
  • Mental health
  • Chronic disease

Visit http://www.northamericanrefugeehealth.com/ to learn more about the 2015 conference in Toronto. You can also “Like” the conference page on Facebook for updates: https://www.facebook.com/NARHC