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The childbirth journey: having your baby in Canada
Provides information on pregnancy in Canada for health care providers who accompany immigrant and refugee women on the childbirth journey.
Published: 1997
Daryeelka caafimaadka Kanada: tusara dadka ku cusub Ontario  
http://www.settlement.org/downloads/daryeelka_caafimaadk_kanada.pdf
Provides a guide, in Somali, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Women, diversity and access to health care in Atlantic Canada: a preliminary perspective  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39607
Examines the knowledge gap in the Atlantic Region about accessibility of health care for disadvantaged sub-populations in general and women in particular. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Accessibility of French language services in the Ottawa region for francophone women and French-speaking immigrant women who are  
http://francofemmes.org/aocvf/documents/final_report_04.pdf
Identifies the barriers faced by Francophone women and French-speaking immigrant women who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault when they seek services offered by agencies in the Ottawa region. (See Details)
Published: 2004
The immigrant women's health handbook
Intended to be used as a health information resource, especially for immigrant and refugee women and women of colour. Gives both generalized and specific information about the reproductive system, cancer, annual check-ups, sexuality, healthy relationships, and well-being. Also includes more detailed sections on the various stages of a women’s reproductive life and information about common illnesses and issues in women’s reproductive health. Some of the topics that are addressed are: puberty, the menstrual cycle, pre-menstrual syndrome, pregnancy, menopause, infertility, endometriosis, fibroids, osteoporosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and birth control methods.
Published: 2002
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Punjabi)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_punjabi.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Punjabi, in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Assisting immigrant and refugee women abused by their sponsors: a guide for service providers  
http://www.bcifv.org/pubs/Assisting_Immigrant_Women.pdf
Describes the immigration processes that service providers need to be aware of when working with immigrant or refugee women who are abused by their sponsor. Suggests particular difficulties faceced in accessing personal safety, protection and the consequences of leaving an abusive sponsor. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Abuse is wrong in any language (Hungarian)  
http://www.justice.gc.ca/en/ps/fm/pub/abuse_is_wrong/Abuse-Hungarian.pdf
Provides information, in Hungarian, for immigrant women who are in abusive relationships about Canadian law, human rights, and the kind of help available for victims of abuse. (See Details)
Published: 1995
The health needs of Somali women in the lower mainland
Provides health care practitioners with a framework for addressing Somalian women's health needs. Examines childbirth concerns, mental health, birth control and other health issues.
Published: 1997
El cuidado de la salud en Canadá: une guía para recién llegados a Ontario  
http://www.settlement.org/downloads/el_cuidado_de_la_salud_en_canada.pdf
Provides a guide, in Spanish, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals. (See Details)
Published: 2000