Refugee Nutrition Outreach Toolkit

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Refugee Nutrition Outreach Toolkit

Description

This toolkit was developed by the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) to educate and assist these populations on how to adopt good habits that help them to prevent nutrition-related disease.

The toolkit contains the following:

  • A nutrition education flip chart to communicate culturally relevant nutrition information to refugee communities. Case managers, ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, health clinic staff, trained volunteers, and other service providers can use this flip chart to share nutrition information with refugees.
  • Food and nutrition outreach handouts designed to communicate basic nutrition information to refugees and immigrants to help develop positive nutrition and lifestyle habits. Handouts are available in 16 languages.

Developer:

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: February 2011
Last Updated: 03/02/11

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