Getting and Staying Well for Congolese Refugees

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This six part video series from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) covers a variety of health topics specifically for Congolese refugees and it is narrated in Kiswahili. The series includes: 

  • Introduction to Healthcare in the U.S. explains the role of healthcare providers, preventive care, and health insurance.
  • Your Body Before, During and After Pregnancy is a two-part video that describes the female reproductive system, prenatal care, pregnancy, birth, and birth control methods.
  • Men Speak: Helping Women Heal is a dramatic skit with two Congolese men talking about the gender-based violence inflicted on their wives before resettlement and moving towards a path of healing.
  • Women Speak: Finding Wellness After War is a two-part dramatic skit with Congolese women in a support group talking about the gender-based violence they have experienced and finding strength in each other.

Topic(s): Health, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Behavioral Healthcare, Domestic Violence, Grief and Healing, Healthcare, SoT Services
Resource Type: Video
Date: November 15, 2015
Language(s): Swahili
Target Audience(s): ORR-Eligible Population, Service Provider
Author(s): ORR

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