Refugee Women’s Health: Reproductive Health Disparities and Best Practice Paradigms

September 13, 2012

Description: The primary audience for this presentation is clinicians. It will present an overview of refugee women’s health and the challenges faced by healthcare professionals in providing culturally competent reproductive health care and family planning.  Dr. Johnson-Agbakwu will discuss best practices used at the Refugee Women’s Health Clinic (RWHC), a unique patient-centered medical home that serves more than 1,500 refugee women, predominantly from Burma, Somalia, Burundi, Iraq, and Bhutan.


Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD, MSc, FACOG, Founder and Director of the Refugee Women’s Health Clinic (RWHC), Phoenix, Arizona.

Webinar Resources

  • Slides – PDF [3,648 KB]
  • Transcript – PDF [98 KB]

Additional Resources

Making CLAS Happen – RHTAC Webinar

Tips and Strategies for Culturally Sensitive Care – RHTAC

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Resources: