Immigrant/Refugee Community Health Outreach Workers: Working with interpreters and cultural brokers

Forum Interprofessional Education Collaborative

Nelida Berke (Spanish), Siyad Ahmed (Somali), Malual Mabur, (Arabic), Jocelyne Ininahazwe, (French) from the City of Portland Office of Minority Health

In this interactive presentation, Community Health Outreach Workers (CHOWs), who serve as a bridge for the Greater Portland immigrant/refugee population and healthcare providers, will introduce students to major issues faced by specific community populations and best practices in providing culturally and linguistically appropriate care.


Multicultural & Diversity Services


Amy Pednault

(207) 221-4114

12:00 PM
Ludcke Auditorium


Free and open to the public