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Keeping Canadian values in health care symposium

Provides a synopsis of the major highlights and recommendations forwarded during a symposium examining the multicultural health services in Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2000
Canadian Council for Refugees: gender-based analysis of settlement

Discusses the importance of gender-based analysis within the settlement sector, including in issues of health, education, sexuality, employment, and family relations.

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Published: 2006
Language barriers in access to health care

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of current research describing the impact of language barriers on health care access and quality of care, and the role that language access programs can play in addressing these barriers. While the review includes studies done in other countries, this report aims to provide an analysis of the research evidence from a Canadian perspective. (See Details)

Published: 2001
The health of immigrants and refugees in Canada

Examines health status issues, as well as health care delivery policies and procedures, for immigrant and refugees in Canada. Identifies gaps in research.

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Published: 2004
Keeping Canadian values in health care: inclusion, diversity and social justice in health: newcomers from Kosovo

Identifies barriers to inclusion, diversity and social justice in health care services for newcomers. Discusses multicultural health policy based on diversity and inclusion.

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Published: 1999
Provides a website containing medical and cultural information on immigrant and refugee groups. Contains information specific to groups in the Seattle area, but much of the cultural and health information is of interest and applicable in other geographic areas. (See Details)
Providing primary health care to immigrants and refugees: the North Hamilton experience
Provides an overview of the critical health issues that affect immigrants and refugees in Canada and describes the attempts of the Immigrant/Refugee Health Program of the North Hamilton Community Health Centre to meet their needs. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Health information for newcomers
Explains how to get medical services in Canada, how to apply for a provincial health insurance card, which medical services are and are not covered by Medicare, and what to do when visiting or moving to another province. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Pan-Canadian sector council & immigrant dialogue: barriers affecting the integration of non-regulated occupation immigrants into
Identifies and measures specific issues and barriers preventing the integration of non-regulated occupation immigrants and refugees into the Canadian workforce. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Breaking down the barriers: helping newcomers to Canada have healthy lifestyles
Points out the special health care access needs experienced by those new to Canada. Describes services provided by clinics focusing on immigrant, refugee, and cross-cultural health care. (See Details)
Published: 2006