Refugee and Immigrant Health

Disclaimer: This information should not be considered as medical advice. It is not to be used in place of a visit with a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. If you have questions about your individual medical situation, please consult with your healthcare professional.


For Health Professionals

 Health Care - Refugees (Government of Canada)

 Caring for Kids New to Canada (Canadian Paediatric Society)

 Community Resources (scroll down to find Québec)

 Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health

 National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease - Refugees and Public Health


 UNHCR  (United nations High Commission for Refugees)

●  Culture, context, and the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Syrians

 Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Refugee and Immigrant Health (US Public Health Institute)

 US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants



Patient Information in Multiple Languages 

 BC Cancer Agency - Websites in Other Languages

 Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre -Patient Information in Multiple Languages - Translated Information (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants) 

 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - Alone in Canada


 HealthReach - Health Information in Many Languages (US National Institute of Health)

 MedlinePlus - Health Information in Multiple Languages (US National Library of Medicine)

 Immunization Action Coalition (US  organization funded by CDC)

 Health Information Translations  (US: Four health systems in Central Ohio) (US: Hospital in Seattle)




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