Practical Considerations for Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns for Refugee, Immigrant and Migrant Communities

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Join this interactive webinar to hear from experts about planning and holding mobile COVID-19 vaccination campaigns for refugee, immigrant, and migrant (RIM) communities. In this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about the importance and value of providing mobile vaccination campaigns for RIM communities
  • Understand planning and logistical considerations
  • Know where to access additional resources to support event planning
  • Learn about the potential challenges and opportunities when organizing mobile vaccination campaigns

This webinar is open to any organization interested in learning more about mobile vaccination events, including health departments, community-based organizations, and health clinics. 

This is a two-part webinar series. This first event will provide an introduction to mobile vaccination campaigns. A second event, to be scheduled at a later date, will offer additional, practical and hands-on guidance for planning and organizing events. Attendees are encouraged, but not required, to participate in both events. 

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Jonathan Kirsch, MD


Dr. Jonathan Kirsch is an internist and divides his time between inpatient work at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and outreach and education with NRC-RIM and the Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center. He has been working in mobile health for almost 20 years and currently serves as a mobile health medical director for the University of Minnesota Mobile Health Initiative.

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Opeyemi (Opy) Adesida, MBBS, MPH

Opeyemi (Opy) Adesida

Dr. Opeyemi (Opy) Adesida is the Mobile Health Program Director at Community University Health Care Center (CUHCC) and University of Minnesota’s Mobile Health Initiative. She is a trained public health physician who received her bachelor’s in medicine from the Lagos State University college of medicine, Nigeria and completed a master’s degree in Public health from the University of Minnesota school of public health.

As the Mobile Health director, she has worked with her diverse teams both in the clinic and with the collaborations across the University to improve health equity, promote access to care by hosting several communities based mobile pop-up COVID testing, vaccination clinics, vaccine education, wellness screening, physicals, medication refills, outreach and other health services. She has focused on increasing health equity by leveraging trust within the medically underserved communities to establish a successful and sustainable community mobile team-based care model.

Prior to joining CUHCC, Dr. Adesida has served in operational, and project management leadership roles within the Health and food safety industries for various cities and county public health departments.

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Roli Dwivedi, MD

Roli Dwivedi

Dr. Roli Dwivedi is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health and Chief Clinical Officer at the Community-University health care center at the University of Minnesota. She received her medical training in India, and completed residency in Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota. She is involved with several leadership and quality committees all across Minnesota and serves as vice speaker of the house within the executive committee of Minnesota AFP. Currently she is also leading a disparities in covid care task force at University of Minnesota. She is an educator and likes to create new models of teaching and culturally competent care deliveries. Her interest in education includes global health and culturally sensitive care, as well as improving health disparities in addition to mentoring medical students and residents. 

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The panel will be moderated Shailey Prasad, MD, MPH (view profile)