Evidence-based preventative care checklist for new immigrants and refugees

Added August 3, 2017

Citation: Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health: Evidence-based Preventative Care Checklist for New Immigrants and Refugees. Accessed 5 November 2020

This guidance is a knowledge translation tool that provides an online checklist for screening the health of new immigrants and refugees. This guidance is intended for primary care practitioners who wish to integrate the Canadian Immigrant Health Guidelines into practice. The online checklist is specific for different geographic regions, and includes a unique checklist for each visit and follow-up.


Disclaimer: This summary has been written by staff and volunteers of Evidence Aid in order to make the content of the original document accessible to decision makers who are searching for the available evidence on the health of refugees and asylum seekers but may not have the time, initially, to read the original report in full. This summary is not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of physicians, other health workers, professional associations, guideline developers, or national governments and international agencies. If readers of this summary think that the evidence that is presented within it is relevant to their decision-making they should refer to the content and details of the original article, and the advice and guidelines offered by other sources of expertise, before making decisions. Evidence Aid cannot be held responsible for any decisions made about the health of refugees and asylum seekers on the basis of this summary alone.