U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) Healthy Living Toolkit

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U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) Healthy Living Toolkit

Description

This consumer toolkit educates refugees and immigrants on how to become proactive health consumers and promoters in their communities. The materials help patients and health care–related professionals reduce the health disparities among refugees and immigrants.

Toolkits are available in the following languages: Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, English, Farsi (Persian), French, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Karen, Kirundi, Nepali, Oromo, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinian, and Vietnamese.

Toolkit subjects include:

  • Communicable diseases
  • Domestic violence
  • Environmental health
  • Health care
  • Hygiene
  • Maternal and child health
  • Mental health
  • Nutrition related diseases
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Women’s health

Developer:

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

Funding Sources:

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: February 2011
Last Updated: 03/02/11

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