Health and Wellness
Newcomers Altruism Society
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Please note this obligatory disclaimer that this page is not a substitute for medical advice, and that you need to contact your doctors with any specific questions.
The purpose of this page is to provide useful information, mostly in Farsi, that is beneficial for immigrants and refugees new to the community and may not be familiar with the resources that are available to them, or where to find them. If you know of useful resources that can be helpful to others, please let us know by using the Contact Us page.
How to Get Medical Help
A resource for newcomers to Canada on how to get medical help in the Fraser Health Area.
A resource for newcomers to Canada on pregnancy in the Fraser Health area .
A resource for newcomers to Canada on immunizations in the Fraser Health area.
A resource for newcomers to Canada on diabetes care in the Fraser Health area .
Mental Health and Drugs
A resource for newcomers to Canada on mental health in the Fraser Health area.
Fall Prevention Program at Vancouver
Practical tips for every day from the Fall Prevention Program at Vancouver Coastal Health. This video focuses on general home safety. More information visit: http://fallprevention.vch.ca
How to get to VCH Bridge Clinic
VCH's Bridge Clinic, provides refugee health services. The clinic is located at 3425 Crowley Drive in East Vancouver.
Fall Prevention Home Activity program video series.
Diabetes Education Centre
The Diabetes Education Centre has a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals dedicated to provide education for prevention and self-management of diabetes for health living.
Are you looking for a family doctor?
All Physicians who practice medicine in the province of British Columbia must be registrants of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.
Useful information about Health Link BC
Immunization Guide for Parents
Corona Virus (COVID-19) in Farsi
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in sync."