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Health related events, religious holidays or other observances which might impact clinical care of immigrants and refugees.

In the monthly calendar at right, bold numbers mark dates of events and holidays in the current month. Move your cursor over bold dates to see names of events and holidays and click for more information.  Use the arrows to view other months.

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Events and Holidays listed in chronological order (ongoing activities listed last):

Women Only Fitness, Tukwila Community Center
A fitness room with reserved times for women only at the Tukwila Community Center (greater Seattle WA area). Saturdays 2pm - 5pm; Sundays 1pm - 3pm. $3.00- $5.00 Fee. See flyer for details.
Women-Only Swims and Lessons - Seattle Pools
Several Seattle public pools have women-only swim times on Saturdays/Sundays (various times) with female staff and windows covered for privacy.
Evidence-Based Public Health Training Series
A free on-line course covering the skills needed to incorporate more evidence into public health practice. The course is structured into 9 sessions and take 10 hours to complete. Provided by Northwest Center for Public Health Practice at the Univ of Washington, the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center, and the Prevention and Research Center in St. Louis, MO
Ethiopian Health Fair - Seattle
A 1-day health fair sponsored by the Ethiopian Community in Seattle. Services include Mammograms, dental health, HIV testing, diabetes testing and other health services. A family friendly and free event.
What are the Experiences of Child Migrants Fleeing Central America and hoping for a Safe Haven in the US?
Public Book Club Panel and discussion on May 3, 2018 (Seattle) of book "Tell Me How it Ends" by Valeria Luiselli who interviewed unaccompanied minor migrants crossing the Mexican border in 2014/2015. Panel facilitated by Dr. Anisa Ibrahim (pediatrician at Harborview Med Ctr, panelists are Tamara Alcala Domingues (Casa de los Amigos) and Ramon Bueno (Spanish interpreter, Harborview Med Ctr). Sponsored by Harborview Dept of Pediatrics and RESULTS Seattle Chapter.
Annual Community Forum on Hepatitis B - 2018
A community forum on May 10, 2018 sponsored by Hepatitis B Coalition of Washington (HBCW) and International Community Health Services (ICHS) on Hepatitis B. The forum will feature two speakers- people with first hand experience with the disease who will be sharing their stories. This will be followed by Q&A and discussion over how hepatitis B continues to affect our communities and what we can do to continue raising awareness, improving screening, vaccination and linkage to care
Ramadan 2018
May 16 - June 14, 2018 (anticipated dates in North America). Ramadan is the ninth month of the year in the Islamic calendar. A fast, held from dawn to sunset, is carried out through this period. Beginning and ending dates vary depending on country location.
2018 North American Refugee Health Conference
June 7-9, 2018. The North American Refugee Health Conference focuses on issues that are relevant to the emerging field of refugee healthcare. The conference takes place in June each year and alternates between the United States and Canada. In 2018 the conference will be in Portland, OR.
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