Resource: Stories for Somali Health Video
New Routes to Community Health
This one-hour video, hosted on YouTube, uses a traditional Somali folklore character to illustrate how a modern-day family can confront mental illness.
Resource: Somali Cultural Guide: Building Capacity to Strengthen the Well-Being of Immigrant Families and Their Children: A Prevention Strategy
Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
Information for child welfare professionals on the culture of Somali immigrant children and families.
Resource: Somali Health Education Materials and Videos
Anatomy booklet, family planning pamphlet, and women’s health fact sheets in English and Somali.
In the Literature: Lost in translation: reproductive health care experiences of Somali Bantu women in Hartford, Connecticut. Gurnah K, Khoshnood K, Bradley E, Yuan C. (2011). J Midwifery Womens Health, 56(4):340-6.
In the Literature: Indicators of acculturation related to Somali refugee women’s birth outcomes in Minnesota. Flynn PM, Foster EM, Brost BC. (2011). J Immigr Minor Health, 13(2):224-31.