Iraqi refugees

Title: Iraqi refugees

Author: Great Brook Valley Health Center in consultation with Wisam Breegi, Omar Abdulrhaman, Nedhal Saoud, MORI and MDPH.

Publisher: Great Brook Valley Health Center, Worcester, MA

Date: 2009

Description:  A PowerPoint presentation on the growing presence of refugees from Iraq in Worcester. This presentation provides a statistical overview of Iraqi refugees’ growth in Central Massachusetts and information on their background, gender roles and cultural practices, religion, health beliefs, physical and mental health, and the impacts of war. The report also outlines strengths and challenges to assimilation for refugees from Iraq in Central Massachusetts and includes a list of resources and contacts.

Keywords: Iraqi, health, integration

Cataloged By: Selina Sikder / B.J. Perkins

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