Life Skills for Burundian Refugees, Volume 1, Topic 4: Health

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Abstract:

This sixteen-page document in Kirundi and English educates people about keeping themselves and their family healthy. It explains the health care system in the U.S., including health coverage, Medicaid, Refugee Medical Assistance, and private health insurance. Health clinics and hospitals are described. The document advises people to get a routine medical exam once a year, ask for an interpreter if they need help communicating with the doctor, and follow instructions for taking medicine. It outlines keeping healthy through diet and exercise, and discusses family planning and birth control. The USCRI's complete Life Skills for Burundian Refugees resource is also available at www.refugees.org.

Author(s):
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Contraception, Family planning services, Health insurance, Health services, Medical assistance, Refugees
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2009
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