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Nutrition and Health Status of New Canadians: Readiness for Culturally Appropriate Care, Canadian Nutrition Society

Calgary, Ontario
March 21, 2018

This one day thematic conference that will take place as a pre-conference event to the 20th Annual Metropolis Conference that is taking at the Westin Calgary.

Please join us to learn from some of the leading experts in the field of immigration health--providing perspectives of researchers, service providers and policy makers.

Learning Objectives

At the close of this symposium, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the nutrition and health Status of recent immigrant and refugee children and their families
  • Understand the food security status of refugees, as a basic human right in association with other social determinants of health, compared to Canadians and recent immigrants
  • Explain culturally appreciate care in the field of nutrition and health
  • Identify challenges and facilitators toward access to culturally appropriate nutrition and healthcare services by newcomers.

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Early bird registration rates end on January 15, 2018.