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Tucson Refugee Health Information
Tucson Refugee Health Information
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The Refugee Primary Care Work-Group
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Refugee 101 Presentations
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If you are not finding what you are looking for on this site, you can contact the following people, and we will do what we can.
Other health information resources are also listed below, on this page.
(Health Information Resources)
Outreach Services Librarian Arizona Health Sciences Library,
University of Arizona
520 626 6770
(Overall Website Content and Structure)
Program Director of Community-Based Health Information Resources
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
The University of Arizona
520 626 8228
Video and Audio Refugee Health Resources
This site is available from the National Library of Medicine and contains free health education materials in a number of languages and a variety of formats, including written handouts, audio, multimedia, web video mobile (IPod) video, video on demand, and DVDs.
The Refugee Health Information Network (RHIN) provides multilingual information for health professionals, refugees and asylees (in print, audio and video formats).
Culturally Sensitive Health Care Materials - Multilingual Health Information
The 24 Languages Project provides electronic access to over 200 health education brochures in 24 different languages; includes audio files as well as print handouts.
The EthnoMed site contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle or the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world. This site will be a valuable resource for physicians because of the amount of information it contains about cross-cultural health.
EthnoMed patient education is browsable by topic and language.
Multilingual health education materials and resources for refugees; includes Minnesota-specific as well as national resources.
Ohio Health and its partners, the Ohio State University Medical Center, Mount Carmel Health System, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, have collaborated to provide quality translations of health information to meet the needs of Ohio’s foreign language populations. Although this site was designed specifically for refugees in Ohio, it contains resources in different languages that are valuable to healthcare providers.
This site is provided by the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. It contains printable resources in multiple different languages that can be utilized by health care providers in their offices.
MedlinePlus is a consumer health information website developed by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health which has expanded to include materials in 44 language. You can browse information either by language or by health topic.
The Minnesota Department of Health’s Refugee Health Program’s Lending Library maintains a comprehensive collection of educational materials about refugee populations and health issues. These items are available for free loan with the exception of the cost of return postage to any public health organization or community group (schools, churches, book clubs, etc.) in the U.S. Search the entire collection by topic or language in the Lending Library’s online catalog.
Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages (SPIRAL) provides consumer information in Cambodian/Khmer, Chinese, Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Thai, and Vietnamese and on a wide variety of Internet resources including National Library of Medicine and Tufts University resources.
The Center for Multicultural Health at the Utah Multilingual Library provides health education materials in many languages to assist health professionals in communicating with people who don’t speak English or have a low English proficiency.
This list is a collaborative project of the Consumer Outreach Librarians of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine and identifies providers of resources both in multiple languages and for specific ailments.
US Department of Center for Disease Control:
The CDC website is a place for information on current diseases
Domestic Medical Checklist:
Points out what is necessary for entrance to the country: vaccines, tuberculosis testing, malaria, intestinal parasites, STDs, HIV
Intestinal Parasites INFO:
Presumptive treatment of internal parasites for Refugees destined to the United States
The Immunization Action Coalition contains vaccination information for Health care professionals. There is a list of the vaccine index list, as well as a list of printable PDFs in various languages about vaccines.
Malaria Pre-departure presumption treatment information for Refugees from Sub-Saharan Africa
Health Guidelines for Malaria with Tables and References
The Office of Women's Health of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This site is a good resource because it has information and handouts about major health concerns for Refugee Woman. It offers free consumer health publications in multiple foreign languages, like Bengali, Laotian and Tagalog.
Contains lists of resources for minority and immigrant women. Although refugees have a different political status than immigrants, there is valuable information that could assist a health care provider with additional resources for refugee questions or concerns.
The Pima County Health Department provides clinical services
5. Children's Mental Health
Contains the Executive Summary of the report of the American Physiological Task Force on refugee children and families residing in the United States and the psycho-social effects of war and armed conflict.
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