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Archived Webinar: Clinical Care for Refugees with HIV Infection

Author(s): Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center (RHTAC)
Date: November 20, 2011
Topic(s):
Subtopic(s): HIV
This webinar reviewed the principles of screening for HIV infection and refugees and immigrants coming to the U.S. to increase awareness of potential issues that impact the care of HIV positive immigrants, including refugees and asylum seekers. It also discussed strategies for successful engagement in medical care and treatment of HIV positive refugees, asylum seekers, …

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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): U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: January 28, 2011
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Flu
These multi-lingual fact sheets are designed to improve knowledge of seasonal influenza (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. …

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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): State of Minnesota Department 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.

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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Illustrated poster with pictures of handwashing

Poster: Stop Germs, Stay Healthy!

Author(s): King County Health Dept.
Date: January 1, 2008
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Flu
This poster 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 was developed to prevent the spread of flu, but may also be relevant to preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Illustrated poster with pictures of handwashing and staying home when sick

Poster: Stop Germs, Stop Flu!

Author(s): King County Health Dept.
Date: January 1, 2008
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Flu
This poster discusses washing your hands, staying home when stick, and covering coughs and sneezes in order to prevent the spread of germs. It also discusses flu symptoms (cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills, diarrhea, and vomiting) and what to do if you are sick (stay home, drink plenty of fluids, and get rest).

Tip Sheet: Active Tuberculosis (TB) Disease

Author(s): State of Minnesota Department 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.