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NEW ENGLAND REGION

Pathway for Lewiston /Auburn Somali Population

To develop and disseminate an orientation video which will cover and include the following content: 1.Basic information about access to the US healthcare system, and Central Maine Medical Center services, specifically its International Medicine Clinic; 2. Basic information about the services of the Central Maine Medical Center Library particularly for the local Somali population; 3. Introduction to consumer health information available at the Central Maine Medical Center Library, specifically web resources and printed materials in the Maay Maay and Somali languages. 4. Access to health websites such as MedlinePlus and its gateway to Somali language health information.

Organization:
Central Maine Medical Center
Department:
Library
Organization Type:
Health Sciences Library
Hospital
Funded Dates: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2007 to Monday, June 30, 2008
Funding Amount: 
$8,200
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - Patients & Families
Other
Population
Not Applicable