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Refugee Health Cuts: The Context, The Current Coverage, and The Call to Action

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I Introduction
II The context
III The current coverage
IV The call to action
V Resources

--Submitted by Ritika Goel

I Introduction

What happens when a government decides that instead of protecting and providing for the most marginalized people in the society, it will instead attack and deny services to them? The 2012 cuts to the refugee health program in Canada have been an exercise in determining exactly that.

Imagine Men’s Health Study – Health and Well-being among Gay and Bisexual Men of Colour in Toronto: Intersections of Body Image, Racism, Homophobia, and Gender Roles

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Contents

I Introduction
II Study objectives
III Study context
IV Phase 1: Qualitative interviews
V Phase 2: Online survey
VI Study implications
VII Notes and resources

--Submitted by David J. Brennan and Rusty Souleymanov

I Introduction

Between the Sheets: A Community Conversation about Black Youth Sexual Health

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Toronto, Ontario
August 23, 2012


BETWEEN THE SHEETS! A community conversation about black youth sexual health

Thursday August 23rd, 2012
5:30 - 8:30pm

Black Creek Community Health Centre
1 Yorkgate Boulevard Unit 202
M3N 3A1
(Second floor of Yorkgate Mall next to the Dollarama)

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

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London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Online Documents Related to Feature 699

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Facts and figures – Immigration overview – Permanent and temporary residents.
www.cic.gc.ca/english/pdf/research-stats/facts2008.pdf
Citizenship and Immigration Canada – Research and Evaluation Branch. (2008).

Naître ici et venir d’ailleurs – Guide d’intervention auprès des familles d’immigration récente. publications.msss.gouv.qc.ca/acrobat/f/documentation/2006/06-836-01.pdf

Online Resources Related to Feature 699

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At Work Settlement.org
atwork.settlement.org/ATWORK

This is awebsite for service providers, to help them assist newcomers. This website is managed by the Ontario Council of Agencies Service Immigrants (OCASI), which also has French and English websites for newcomers: http://www.ocasi.org/index.php. 

Caring for Canada’s Children
http://www.mothercraft.ca

Organizations Related to Feature 699

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Best Start: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre
http://www.beststart.org/index_eng.html

Best Start supports service providers across the province of Ontario who are working on health promotion projects to improve the health of expectant parents and their young children. The Centre provides workshops and conferences, resources, consultations, and subject-specific information.

CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre
ceris.metropolis.net

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