This RHTAC resource offers tips and strategies to promote culturally sensitive care in refugee women’s health.
Category Archives: Women’s Health
Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness in the Delivery of Health Care
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issued this committee opinion which contains several clinical vignettes pertinent to the obstetrician–gynecologist to increase physician understanding and awareness of their patients’ cultures.
Somali Health Education Materials and Videos
WellShare International has various materials such as an anatomy booklet, family planning pamphlet, and women’s health fact sheets in English and Somali.
Clinical Topics: Mother, Child, and Infant Care
EthnoMed contains useful information on peripartum/perinatal care, clinically relevant articles, breastfeeding, and journal articles.
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response Guidelines
These guidelines developed by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees define sexual and gender-based violence and describe the consequences of such violence against displaced women as well as strategies for violence prevention and response.