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Refugee Health Orientation Videos - Ohio Refugee Services

Information on numerous topics that meet the health education requirements of refugee health orientation, DVD in 33 languages produced by Ohio Refugee Services.

Safe, Smart and Healthy

The Refugee Services Section of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services produced a DVD called Safe, Smart and Healthy to provide comprehensive information that meets the health education requirements of refugee health orientation. The content was developed in 33 languages, and includes chapters on: medical care & health insurance, family issues & domestic violence, medications & home remedies, personal hygiene, substance use, and food safety
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How to use the Health Care System in Colorado

A video in multiple languages designed to teach refugees how to properly access medical care in the state of Colorado. Although some of the information is specific to Colorado, much of the material can be of value to immigrants and refugees nationwide.

These videos were produced for the Refugee Preventive Health Program of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, (contractor, Mind's Eye Productions).  This program teaches newcomer refugees how to properly access medical care, get immunizations, use medications, and live a healthy lifestyle.  Although some of the information provided is specific to Colorado, much of the material can be of value to immigrants and refugees nationwide. This video is available in 9 languages (English, French, Karen, Burmese, Nepali, Arabic, Somali, Swahili, and Kirundi); 4 of the languages are posted here now. To request a copy of the DVD, please contact Leslie Douglass at the Refugee Health Education Center: leslie.douglass@dhha.org or (720) 956-2171.

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Refugee Health Videos - Idaho

4-10 minute YouTube videos providing health care orientation for newcomer refugees. Produced by Idaho Department of Health and Welfare's Refugee Health Screening Program.

Idaho's Department of Health and Welfare's Refugee Health Screening Program produced brief (4-10 minutes) health care orientation videos targeting Burmese, Karen and Nepali-speaking Bhutanese newcomer refugees.  These Refugee Health Videos are available on YouTube.

Somali Refugee Women: Learn about your Health! - online videos

This new 4-part video series, developed by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, highlights Somali refugee women’s health issues. These videos are available in Somali with English subtitles (to view subtitles, turn on closed captions).

This new 4-part video series, developed by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, highlights Somali refugee women’s health issues.  The online video series consists of four parts:

Part 1 - Introduction, Reproductive System

Part 2 - Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Relationships, Fitness and Nutrition, Cancer

Screening

Part 3 - Preconception and Prenatal Care, Pregnancy, Delivery, Postpartum

Part 4 - Family Planning, Gynecological Issues, Conclusion

Ideally, they should be watched in order as some topics build upon concepts introduced earlier. The goal of the videos is to educate Somali refugee women about a variety of health topics that can affect – and possibly save – their lives. The video series was developed in collaboration with Somali women’s health experts, women’s health advocates, and Somali refugee community organizations.

These videos are available on YouTube in Somali with English subtitles (to view subtitles, turn on closed captions).