representing three continents and 18+ countries in the past six years. After their initial screenings, 85% of refugees continue to use NFP as their primary care provider, making up almost 20% of NFP’s patient population. In a recent survey, 100% of refugees would recommend their NFP doctor to others in the community and 81% of refugees stated their health has improved since seeing a doctor at NFP.
Refugees face many barriers when they arrive in the United States: language, employment, and knowledge and understanding of American systems and cultural norms. In order to better serve the rising numbers of refugees resettling in Northeast Ohio, NFP partners with the Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland.
Click here to read an article about a “recent study by Chmura Economics & Analytics, which challenges stereotypes and may illuminate a new economic development strategy. Far from burdening a community, refugees tend to assimilate quickly, find work, buy houses and often start businesses.”
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