Somalis in Minnesota

SOMALIS IN MINNESOTA is is a four-week class designed for health care, education and social service professionals who work with Somali immigrants to Minnesota.

Somalis in Minnesota is presented by Health Advocates, Community Health Consultants, in collaboration with Minnesota International Health Volunteers, the Refugee Health Program of the Minnesota Health Department, and the Minnesota Department of Human Services' Office for Equal Opportunity.

Time and Place
Tuesdays, 4:30 to 6 PM
July 10, 17, 24 and 31
Minnesota Health Department Service Center
1645 Energy Park Boulevard, Minneapolis

Course Schedule

Session One    July 10
    Introduction to Somalis in Minnesota
        Siyad Abdullahi, MD, MPH
        Patricia Ohmans, MPH

Session Two    July 17
    Teaching Somali Students
        Mohammed Mohammed
        Qamar Ibrahim, MPH
Session Three    July 24
    Serving Somali Clients
        Abdirizak Bihi
        Mahamoud Wais, MPH

Session Four    July 31
    Caring for Somali Patients
        Abdirahman Mohammed, MD
        Qamar Ibrahim, MPH
Participants must register for the first session, and may choose to attend one, two or three additional sessions.

Tuition is $90 for the first session and one additional session; $120 for the first session and two additional sessions, and $140 for all four sessions.

A course brochure with registration form is available. Call Health Advocates at 651-489-4238 or email for more information.