Calgary Refugee Health

Information & resources × FOr patients & Doctors


A resource for refugee patients of Calgary and Southern Alberta and their clinicians


This site is designed to give refugees in Southern Alberta easy access to key information from dispersed sources. Below you will find links that help find medical and other services, handouts on diseases commonly found in the Canadian refugee population, information for doctors to help treat refugee patients and more. Much of this information is available in the languages most commonly spoken by refugees.


Who We are

This website is run by University of Calgary medical students with help from Mosaic Refugee Health Clinic and Calgary Catholic Immigration Society.

For Patients

Information brochures - Common refugee health topics (available in multiple languages)

Mosaic Refugee Health Clinic for Newcomers - We suggest that all recently arrived refugees visit this clinic for comprehensive care 

Health services for refugees - Family doctors, dentists, optometrists that cater to refugees in various languages

Other services - Information regarding other agencies that assist refugees with settling in Calgary, gaining skills and finding employment

Language Resources - Online resources for those learning English

Community Associations - Links to many Calgary community associations

For Clinicians

Funding and billing - Information on reimbursement for treating refugee patients

Checklists and lab requisition forms - Evidence-based checklists that cover refugee health issues and Alberta lab requisition forms

Cultural profiles - Profiles of the most common countries Calgary refugees come from and the health issues they face

Contact us


Please submit all inquiries to the above email address and we will make every effort to get back to you as soon as possible.