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.
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
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