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Archived Webinar: HIV and Resettled Refugees

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: June 23, 2011
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): HIV
This webinar discussed the removal of the HIV ban, federal and state resources, partnerships in serving refugees, principles of confidentiality, and where to call when help is needed. Webinar slides and a resource list are available for download. Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC) would like to acknowledge staff from the U.S. Office of Refugee …

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Toolkit: Maya Health Toolkit for Medical Providers

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: May 12, 2011
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare
This toolkit aims to identify the major healthcare barriers between Maya and medical professionals, and to create a variety of resources to bridge gaps in communication. Section 1 of the toolkit gives an overview of the vision, objectives, and methodology, and explains in some detail why a toolkit is needed for the Maya. Section 2 …

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Typed fact sheet with illustrations

Tip Sheet: Multi-Language Seasonal Flu Factsheets

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: January 28, 2011
Topic(s): Health
These multi-lingual fact sheets are designed to improve knowledge of seasonal flu. All four documents are tailored for populations with low literacy by using minimal text and visual cues to portray seasonal flu information. These factsheets were developed as a result of focus groups and educational sessions conducted with refugees in their native languages. Resources …

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Guide: Guidelines for Working with Interpreters for Counseling & Health Care Staff Working with Refugees

Author(s): NSW Refugee Health Service, STARTTS
Date: January 1, 2011
Topic(s): Case Management, Health
Subtopic(s): Interpretation
Interpreters are a vital part of providing quality health care for refugees. This guide was designed to provide a helpful overview of things to consider when working with interpreters, tips and approaches to use, and further resources

Tip Sheet: Home Respiratory Precautions for Patients with Potentially Infectious Tuberculosis

Author(s): Minnesota Dept of Health
Date: June 28, 2010
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Tuberculosis
This fact sheet provides information to help prevent the spread of tuberculosis (TB) for patients who are potentially infectious. This resource has been translated into the languages listed below: Amharic Arabic English French Hmong Karen Nepali Oromo Russian Somali Spanish Tibetan Vietnamese

Video: Mental Health Care During Crises

Author(s): Emergency Community Health Outreach (ECHO)
Date: April 21, 2010
Topic(s): Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Mental health problems can be caused by many factors – disease, stress, genetics, or adjusting to a new culture. It is important to identify and take steps to treat mental health issues as early as possible to keep them under control. These videos, developed in 2010, have information about helping people who are having mental …

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Poster: Stop Germs, Stay Healthy!

Author(s): King County Health Dept.
Date: January 1, 2008
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This poster, developed in 2008, provides steps for correctly washing your hands and preventing the spread of germs. Steps include using soap, washing for 20 seconds, rinsing well, drying, covering coughs and sneezes, and staying home when sick. It is available in Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Nepali, Oromo, …

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Tip Sheet: Active Tuberculosis (TB) Disease

Author(s): Minnesota Dept of Health
Date: February 14, 2005
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Tuberculosis
This fact sheet gives general information about active tuberculosis (TB) disease including symptoms, complications, tests, and treatment. This resource is available in the following languages: Amharic Arabic Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian English French Hmong Khmer Karen Laotian Nepali Oromo Russian Somali Spanish Tibetan Vietnamese