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Tue November 15, 2011
New Hampshire's Immigration Story: Immigration and Healthcare
Healthcare delivery is complicated enough without language barriers, financial difficulties and cultural misunderstandings. Being a newcomer in a strange country presents many new challenges but healthcare is one of the most difficult to overcome. We take a look at the myriad obstacles the foreign born population face, and what some local healthcare providers are doing to help overcome them.
Paula Mahon, MD.: Doctor at the Westside Neighborhood Health Center at Catholic Medical Center. She has been treating immigrants and refugees in the Manchester area since the 1990s.
Trinidad Tellez, MD.: Director of the Office of Minority Health & Refugee Affairs at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Kelly Laflamme: program director at the Endowment for Health. She manages initiatives addressing social and cultural barriers to health.