Saskatchewan is welcoming refugees from Syria. We know that many refugees will arrive with both immediate and long-term healthcare needs.
Upon arrival in Saskatchewan, all Syrian refugees are entitled to the same basic health coverage as Canadians. They are able to access initial health assessments and care through Community Clinics or physicians’ offices, with the support of their local sponsors. Work has been done to identify both male and female healthcare providers who speak Arabic or who have experience working with refugee populations. Refugee Settlement Centres will help connect the new residents with these physicians.
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