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Refugee and Elderly Global Health

7. Leader

Sensei (Guide):

Photo of Omar E. Ezzat

Omar E. Ezzat MD, M.B.Ch.B
Rural Newfoundland
Contact: omarerfan@gmail.com

Module Abstract

Limited resources combined with refugees’ financial hardships, language barriers, and cultural & social differences make ensuring quality of care a unique challenge for global health practitioners.

This module highlights CanMED’s leader role in a refugee health settings. It uses case studies to show how leaders can overcome obstacles and it presents a series of refugee health best practices from Medecins Sans Frontieres.

In this module you will discover many aspects of the role of leader. You can explore this competency further by engaging in the UNHCR interactive activity, watching video clips, and visiting resource links.