Tag: refugee health
Jun 18 2018
Public response to Southeast Asian refugees in Canada (1979-1980): the legacy of private sponsorship and lessons for refugee health care
Ruth Chiu is a medical student in the Class of 2018 at McMaster University From 1975 to 1980, over two million Vietnamese, Laotian, and Cambodian refugees fled from Communist states to refugee...
Mar 12 2018
Sondos Zayed is a medical student in the Class of 2018 at McGill University Raised in an impoverished household, Ms. K was married off at a young age to a man decades her...
Jan 17 2018
Mandi Irwin is a family physician at the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Newcomer Health Clinic, in Halifax, NS Elizabeth Munn is a medical student at Dalhousie University Hamid Abdihalim...
Nov 13 2016
Creating a “community of solution” for refugees: diversity in approaches of local research responses
Kim Griswold is Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, and Public Health and Health Professions at Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Buffalo, New York. Dr Griswold will...
Nov 13 2016
Kevin Pottie is Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Epi & Community Medicine at the University of Ottawa, as well as co-Chair of the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee...
Nov 12 2016
Fern R. Hauck is Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia. Dr Hauck will be speaking at the forthcoming North American Primary Care Research...
Dec 01 2015
David Benrimoh is a fourth year medical student at McGill University Dr. Cécile Rousseau is a professor of psychiatry at McGill University, working with refugee and immigrant children The...
Oct 28 2015
Dr Patrick O’Donnell is a Clinical Fellow at the University of Limerick and works on the Partnership for Health Equity project. Last week he attended WONCA Europe 2015 Congress as...
Apr 15 2015
Cross-cultural communication in clinical practice – insights from the RESTORE Conference part II: the North American viewpoint
Suzanne Gagnon is a professor at the Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine Department, Université Laval, Québec The RESTORE conference took place from March 26–27th 2015 in Limerick, Ireland. As...
Mar 02 2015
Boluwaji Ogunyemi is a Dermatology Resident Physician in Vancouver, BC, and a freelance writer for the Huffington Post, Ubyssey Newspaper, and the Online Journal for Community and Person-centered Dermatology As...