Canadian Public Health Association conference: Sessions on immigrant children and families

The Canadian Public Health Association is holding its annual conference this year in Halifax, Nova Scotia from June 1-4. Sessions on or related to immigrant children and families include:

Immigrant and Migrant Health – I

Development of a framework to examine the determinants of health among Canadian immigrants, with Marie DesMeules

Studying intra-metropolitan health disparities in Canada: how and why globalization matters, with Ted Schrecker

Migration, Health and equity issues for Canada in the context of global migration, with Janet Hatcher Roberts

Using administrative data to analyze the health experience of African Nova Scotians, with Mikiko Terashima

Focus on Children’s Health

Children immigrants’ risk of physical inactivity according to family origin and length of residency, with Mathieu Bélanger

Immigrant and Migrant Health – II

Meanings of health, illness and help-seeking strategies among punjabi-speaking immigrants, with Beatrice McDonough

Migration and perinatal health surveillance: An international DELPHI survey, with Anita Gagnon

Migration to industrialized countries and perinatal health: A systematic review, with Anita Gagnon

Childbearing migrant women and equal access to research participation, with Amy Low

For more information, see the PDF program.