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Friday, October 18 • 10:25am - 11:10am
Learners Access to Healthcare: Insights from Health Literacy Partnership Participants

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Come hear about a local partnership between healthcare practitioners and adult ESOL literacy learners and instructors. The project aims to improve health literacy outcomes of multi-barriered immigrants and refugees. Insights from participant’s focus groups reveal opportunities to improve access to services and engage in meaningful, shared learning.

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Monica Leong

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association
Monica Leong, independent contractor and program coordinator of the Health Literacy Partnership at Calgary Immigrant Women's Association, began her teaching career 25 years ago and completed an M.A. in Education at the University of Calgary in 2005. She is passionate about working... Read More →
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Ashna Maredia

Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association
Ashna Maredia is the Project Lead of the Health Literacy Partnership project at Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association. She is also currently doing a Master’s in Medical Science at the University of Calgary in cardiovascular and epigenetic research. In her voluntary service, she... Read More →


Friday October 18, 2019 10:25am - 11:10am
Mount Royal

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