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Caring for Syrian Refugees: Overview of the Canadian Context and International Best Practices

Thursday, January 21, 2016 Online 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
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Part of the CDIC Webinar Series by Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

Advance registration is required to join this webinar.

This webinar will feature a presentation by immigration health expert Dr. Kevin Pottie who will provide an overview of the general health needs of Syrian refugees, and related guidelines. Dr. Pottie is the lead author on the recently published Canadian Medical Association Journal article Canadian Guidelines for Immigrant Health. In addition, Dr. Santino Severoni, the Coordinator of Public Health Aspects of Migration for WHO EU Region, will provide a brief overview of WHO findings on the health status of Syrian refugees moving through Europe.