Resources

Immigrant & Refugee Health:

  • Refugee Health Vancouver: a practical resource to support clinicians who provide care to refugees in British Columbia
  • Evidence-based clinical guidelines for immigrants and refugees: published in CMAJ 2011

Books that may be of interest:

Articles & other publications that may be of interest:

  • WHO Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children: Guidelines for the management of common illnesses with limited resources [full pdf available for free]
  • Baylor HIV Curriculum for the Health Professional [full pdf available for free]
  • Atlas of Pediatrics in the Tropics and Resource-Limited Settings [published by the AAP, requires purchase]
  • UNICEF: The State of the World’s Children – annual report
  • The Lancet Global Health: This journal has several series of articles on different global health topics; it is a great “go to” place to start for many global health questions, from Child Survival to Early Child Development to Malnutrition.
  • The Lancet Child Survival series articles include…
    • Editorial: The world’s forgotten children
    • I. Where and why are 10 million children dying every year?
    • II. How many child deaths can we prevent this year?
    • III. Reducing child mortality: can public health deliver?
    • IV. Applying an equity lens to child health and mortality: more of the same is not enough
    • V. Knowledge into action for child survival
    • Commentary: child survival
    • Commentary: child survival – a global challenge
  • The Lancet Updates in Global Child Health (published 2012)
    • Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality: an updated systematic analysis for 2010 with time trends since 2000
    • National, regional, and worldwide estimates of preterm birth rates in the year 2010 with time trends since 1990 for selected countries: a systematic analysis and implications
  • The Lancet International Child Development Series:
    • I. Development potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries
    • II. Child developent: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries
    • III. Strategies to avoid the loss of development potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world
    • Commentary: Early childhood development – the global challenge
  • Other important articles
  • Global Health Training for Pediatric Residents, Stanton B et al, Pediatr Ann 2008 Dec;37(12):786-7, 792-6
  • Global Health: Where to Now? Solomon R. Benatar, Global Health Governance, Volume II, Number 2  (Fall 2008/Spring 2009)
  • Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) Residency Guidebook