By using the peer-to-peer model, the Minnesota International Health Volunteers program avoids, or at least reduces, public health obstacles that arise when there’s a culture clash.
New York State has the second largest immigrant population in the
nation—one in five New Yorkers, or four million, are foreign born. More
than 150 languages are currently spoken in New York City alone, while
more than 30 are spoken in the upstate city of Utica.