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Keeping Canadian values in health care symposium  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving9.pdf

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  
http://ccrweb.ca/GBAresearch.pdf

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  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/pubs/acces/2001-lang-acces/index-eng.php

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
Canadian research on immigration and health: an overview  
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iacb-dgiac/nhrdp/metropolis/

This report is a part of a series of initiatives under the auspices of the Metropolis Project, aimed at: defining Health Canada's policy research interests in the area of immigration and health, and communicating these to researchers and other stakeholders; assessing the body of research knowledge; identifying trends and gaps in the evidence-base; encouraging research to address identified policy needs; and facilitating knowledge transfer.

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Published: 1999
The health of immigrants and refugees in Canada  
http://journal.cpha.ca/index.php/cjph/article/view/1494/1683

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  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/keeping-canadian.pdf

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
Immigration and health  
http://dsp-psd.communication.gc.ca/Collection/H13-5-01-5E.pdf
Reviews research on the health and determinants of health of Canadian immigrants and to discuss the implications of this research for policy makers. Specific attention is placed on reviewing evidence of the health immigrant effect. The healthy immigrant effect refers to the observation that immigrants are often in superior health to the native-born population when they first arrive in a new country, but lose this health advantage over time. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Chinese)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_mandarin.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Chinese, explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Korean)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_korean.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Korean, in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/index.html
Covers a range of topics explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001