Resources

Please feel free to share these resources with anyone who may benefit from them. Please also consider utilizing Health Reach, a site that lists various health-related resources: https://healthreach.nlm.nih.gov/.

Somali Health Videos

The Refugee Women's Health Clinic (RWHC) partnered with the US Office of Refugee Resettlement Program (ORR) to create these women's health videos in Somali. These videos cover a breadth of obstetric and gynecologic as well as preventive health topics, including Female Genital Cutting, which will be disseminated nationally to improve health literacy, promote health-seeking behavior as well as health care use among Somali communities. The videos are in the Somali language, and English subtitle captioning is also available by clicking 'cc' on the video screen pane.


Congolese Health Videos

The ORR Congolese health videos are also now available. These videos cover a breadth of obstetric and gynecologic as well as preventive health topics, including an Introduction the U.S. Healthcare System, pregnancy, and sexual violence. They will be disseminated nationally to improve health literacy, promote health-seeking behavior as well as health care use among Congolese communities. The videos are in Swahili, and English subtitle captioning is also available by clicking 'cc' on the video screen pane.



Women's Health Exams

These handouts contain information about women's health exams. They are from the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants.


Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer

The following two handouts were developed by the RWHC, although the information was obtained from the Women's Health Network.


Sexual Health


These handouts contain information about STDs. They are from the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants.


HIV


These handouts explain how to prevent the spread of HIV from mother to child. The information is from AIDS.gov, and the handout is by Healthy Roads Media.


Nutrition during Pregnancy

These handouts contain guidelines concerning nutrition during pregnancy. They were developed by the Nutrition Education for New Americans Project of the Department of Anthropology and Geography at Georgia State University.