Clearinghouse Resource

Title

USCRI Healthy Living Toolkit

Authors/Editors

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2008, pages

Description of Resource

The USCRI Healthy Living Toolkit is designed to educate refugees and immigrants to become proactive health consumers and promoters in their communities.  The toolkit presents material in a culturally appropriate manner and is intended to help health care-related professionals more effectively assist refugees and immigrants and reduce the health disparities among these populations (Description from source).

Topics include: Communicable Diseases, Domestic Violence, Environmental Health, Health Care, Hygiene, Maternal and Child Health, Mental Health, Nutrition Related Diseases, Respiratory Diseases, and Women's Health.

Languages

Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Karen, Kirundi, Nepali, Oromo, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese

Availability

http://refugees.org/research-reports/