IOM Nutrition Surveillance Report

In the Literature: Nutrition Surveillance Report
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
This report presents child growth and malnutrition status of refugee children examined by the IOM Health Assessment Programme at seven key locations around the world namely Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nepal and Thailand. Jan–Dec 2012, Issue No. 3

National Cancer Institute program projects

Funding Opportunity: National Cancer Institute Program Project Applications
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Proposed program projects may address any of the broad areas of cancer research, including (but not limited to cancer biology, cancer treatment, cancer diagnosis, cancer prevention, and cancer control). Basic, translational, clinical, and/or population-based studies in all of these research areas are appropriate.
Due Jan 7, 2015 

Cultural Backgrounders on Early Childhood

Resource: Cultural backgrounders focused on early childhood, Bhutanese Refugee Families and Refugee Families from Burma
BRYCS and the Office of Head Start’s National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness
These resources provide general cultural information, while recognizing that every family is unique and that cultural practices will vary by household and by generation. Stay tuned for more publications from this collaboration, including more cultural backgrounders.

Virginia Adult ESOL Health Literacy Toolkit

Resource: Virginia Adult ESOL Health Literacy Toolkit
Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center, located at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education
This toolkit offers explanations, tips, materials, and links to help ESOL teachers and programs better understand and address the health literacy challenges faced by adult English language learners in the U.S.