Navigating the Canadian health care system: Refugee women’s experience

TRANSCRIPT DON’T SEE PLAYER? // Listen HERE Zeeshan:           Welcome to a brand new episode of Infectious Questions, a public health podcast produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases. At NCCID, we help those with infectious disease questions connect to those with answers. Hello, I’m Zeeshan Qadar. Shivoan:            And I’m Shivoan Balakumar. For this episode of the […]

Public Health Response and Health Status of Asylum Seekers: A Review of the International Literature and Implications for the Canadian Context

The number of asylum seekers crossing the U.S.–Canada border has seen a significant increase since the U.S. election in November, 2016. In order to aid in establishing an effective public health response, current gaps in knowledge regarding health status, access to health care, and barriers to access of asylum seekers in Canada were identified.

IQ8: Refugee oral health and the Interim Federal Health Program

In this episode, we continue our look at refugee oral health. Last episode, we discussed universal screening and how to optimize collaboration between primary care providers and dentists. This time around, we’ll discuss the Interim Federal Health Program. It provides limited, temporary coverage of healthcare benefits to people who aren’t eligible for health insurance.

Webinar

Newcomers and Vaccine Decision-Making Practices: Lessons from the Prairies

REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Zeeshan Qadar to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Date: January 26, 2017 Description This webinar focused on immunization information-gathering and decision-making practices in vulnerable refugee and immigrant populations in the city of […]

Webinar

Data Management/Coordination & amp; Refugee Health: Experience of Hamilton Public Health Services

REGISTRATION CLOSED A copy of this webinar is available upon request. Please contact NCCID Project Manager Zeeshan Qadar to learn more, or get in touch with our Centre via our general inbox. Description NCCID’s series of public health podcasts and webinars on refugee health continued with this November 16, 2016 presentation about one Ontario city’s recent […]