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Emergency and Community Health Outreach

ECHO is a collaborative Web site providing health and safety information during emergency and non-emergency times to people with limited English language skills. BRYCS audiences may be interested in topics covered such as: Back to School Immunizations, Calling 9-1-1 in an Emergency, Child Safety Seats, Early Childhood Screening, Lead Poisoning, Mental Health Help, How to Talk to Kids About Crisis, and more. Each topic is covered in video format and is available in multiple languages. Click the language of your choice at the top of the Web page and the whole page (including the videos) will be in the language selected....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=2560 - 24k

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USCRI Healthy Living Toolkit

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....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=2503 - 24k

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Translated Mental Health Topics

This Web page has links to pamphlets about mental health issues, including ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=1735 - 24k

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EthnoMed: Integrating Cultural Information into Clinical Practice (Web site)

Contains information about the cultural beliefs of, and pertinent medical issues surrounding, recent immigrants and refugees in the United States. Based at the University of Washington's Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, this web site focuses on the information needs of health care professionals. Its culture-specific pages provide profiles of a variety of ethnic groups, including Amharic, Cambodian, Chinese, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Mexican, Oromo, Somali, Tigrean, and Vietnamese, along with relevant clinical information about health status and illnesses. Its cross-cultural health pages offer information on a variety of clinical topics, including cancer, dermatology, diabetes, tuberculosis, mental health, peripartum and infant care, and fasting and nutrition; access to articles from the Western Journal of Medicine; and discussion of medical concerns related to immigration. The site also links to the Center's Community HouseCalls program, which seeks to build bridges between ethnic communities and health institutions; a manual describing the program, with emphasis on the role of interpreter cultural mediators, can be downloaded. Users also can download culture-specific patient-education materials, including information presented in a straightforward question-and-answer format; select pertinent articles from a database of further reading; and link to other related Internet sources, including web sites focusing on the legal aspects of immigration....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=0096 - 26k

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Healthy Roads Media

Healthy Roads Media has a number of free, downloadable, and multiple media formats health resources to benefit refugees and immigrants which are available in more than 20 languages. Topics include: abuse, asthma, cancer, children/infants, dental health, diabetes, diseases/conditions, emergencies, food/nutrition, housing, hygiene immunization, injuries/wounds, jobs, medical tests/treatments, medicines, mental health, patient safety, personal health issues and the health care system, pregnancy, refugee health orientation, nutrition, smoking/tobacco, staying healthy, substance abuse, symptoms, and tuberculosis. ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=5292 - 24k

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Health Reach: Health Information in Many Languages (website)

HealthReach resources provide information related to cultural competence and communication about health in diverse populations, as well as, information about the potential health conditions and cultural experiences of refugees and asylees. This information may be valuable to health professionals working with refugee or asylee clients. ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=2938 - 25k

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Health Advisory on Swine Flu

This health advisory on Swine Flu by the was recently translated by the Refugee Health Information Network (RHIN) into seventeen languages.  This two-page advisory lists the symptoms associated with Swine Flu, explains what to do in case of infection, and describes ways to prevent the spread of this disease.  It also explains the origin and spread of the Swine Flu.  Service providers may want to disseminate this health advisory to their refugee clients to help them protect against infection....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=2991 - 24k

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Swine Flu

This health advisory has been translated by the Refugee Health Information Network (RHIN) into seventeen languages. This two-page advisory lists the symptoms associated with Swine Flu, explains what to do in case of infection, and describes ways to prevent the spread of this disease. It also explains the origin and spread of the Swine Flu. Service providers may want to disseminate this health advisory to their refugee clients to help them protect against infection....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=2973 - 24k

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Health Insurance Marketplace Resources in Multiple Languages

Includes resources on The Value of Health Insurance, About the Marketplace, About the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), Key Dates for the Health Insurance Marketplace, Things to Think About When Choosing a Plan, Things to Think About When Choosing a Plan for Your Business, Get Ready to Enroll in the Marketplace, Marketplace Consumer Application. ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=5302 - 24k

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Stories for Somali Health

This one hour free-streaming video allows viewers to learn about mental health through storytelling, personal opinions, historical accounts of traditional ceremonies, guidance from an Imam, and valuable insight from two mental health professionals experienced in working with Somalis.  ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=4865 - 23k

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