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Refugee children do not place significant demands on health care: Ontario study | CBC News

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Refugee children and youth do not place substantial demands on the health-care system in Ontario when compared with their Canadian-born peers, new research indicates.

Study led in part by SickKids compared refugees to Ontario-born children, youth

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Refugee children and youth do not place substantial demands on the health-care system in Ontario when compared with their Canadian-born peers, new research indicates.

A study led by SickKids hospital in Toronto and non-profit research institute ICES compared 23,287 resettled refugees to 93,148 Ontario-born children and youth aged under 17 from 2008 to 2018.

It found that health-care utilization is generally high among refugees but overall excess demand on the health system is minimal during their first year in Canada.

"While our study is reassuring in terms of the high levels of primary care use in the first year, refugee groups with high health needs may benefit from specialized and integrated community-based primary care ... to ensure a positive health trajectory for all resettled refugee children," senior author Dr. Astrid Guttmann, chief science officer at ICES, wrote in a statement.

The study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Pediatrics, showed that health-care use among refugees varies by their sponsorship model, with health costs higher among government-sponsored refugees compared with privately sponsored refugees.

"We don't know enough about how the private and blended models meet the health-care needs of resettled refugees, compared to the government-assisted refugee program," lead author Dr. Natasha Saunders wrote in a statement.

Many need care for infection, malnutrition

Saunders said many refugee children arrive needing care for issues related to infection, malnutrition or dental needs.

"Private sponsorship models may have an impact on how refugees navigate and access health services," she said.

Canada's Government Assisted Refugees program provides all funding, support and connections to refugee resettlement services, largely through service provider organizations.

Meanwhile, two programs allow private citizens and permanent residents to sponsor refugees and provide full or partial support to them.

One program sees sponsors support the newcomers financially during their first year and help them navigate health and social services. Another program, called the "blended visa office-referred program," allows sponsors to share costs and resettlement support with the government.

Refugees arriving through all three programs are eligible for provincial health insurance.

Privately sponsored refugees had the lowest reported rates of major illnesses after one year, the research indicated.

The study found that the use of mental health services is low among all refugee groups and noted that some children may be accessing mental health support through community resources.

The UN refugee agency said Canada has welcomed more than one million refugees since 1980 and the country came first in the world in 2019 in terms of the number of accepted refugees, with more than 30,000 refugees arriving in Canada that year.

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Adventskalender 2022, Türchen #02: Mellowtron – Potentiometrie im Wohnzimmer

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Für den Kalender klicke ich mich Ende Oktober, Anfang November immer durch das Jahresarchiv meiner Kategorie Kopfkinomusik, um zu gucken, was mich im aktuellen Jahr am meisten begeistern konnte. In diesem Jahr war das definitiv dieser Mix von Stefan Schönewerk aka Mellowtron, den er für die Mischkassettenfabrik von Djanzy gemacht hatte und den ich ziemlich häufig gehört habe. Also dachte ich, ich frag den Stefan einfach mal. Der hat ja gesagt und einen Mix eingereicht, der so gar nicht classy Soul bringt, aber dennoch ganz wunderbar mit organischem Bummeltechno funktioniert, wie ich ihn mag.

Die Potentiometrie ist ein elektroanalytisches Verfahren der quantitativen Analyse unter Vermeidung eines Stromflusses und nutzt die Konzentrationsabhängigkeit der Leerlaufspannung. Nur damit ihr wisst, worum es hier geht. Aber eigentlich erklärt sich das ja auch von selbst.

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Wir haben zwar keinen Fnord-Rückblick so ohne Congress, ...

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Wir haben zwar keinen Fnord-Rückblick so ohne Congress, aber wir haben auf jeden Fall Balls of Steel:
I respectfully request that the Department of Justice add me as a co-defendant in the prosecution of Mr. Assange under the Espionage Act.

Sincerely,

John Young

John Young ist Betreiber von cryptome.org und hat dort schon lange vor Wikileaks befreite Geheimdokumente veröffentlicht, und zwar unredigiert.

Er hat auch die Cables, wegen derer Assange ja vorgeblich verfolgt wird, unredigiert veröffentlicht bei sich, aber während die an Assange ein Exempel statuieren, haben sie ihn (als US-Bürger mit genug Vermögen, sich ordentlich zu verteidigen) nie auch nur angerufen. Er fühlt sich jetzt offenbar ... unterverfolgt :-)

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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Probability

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I want to thank the patreon typo squad, but it was a math error, so maybe it's a matho?


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Microsofts Cloud-Infrastruktur in Asien hat gerade ...

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Microsofts Cloud-Infrastruktur in Asien hat gerade operative Probleme.
"Our initial investigation indicates that there our service infrastructure is performing at a sub-optimal level, resulting in impact to general service functionality" states an advisory time-stamped 12:41PM on December 2.
Sub-optimal level, my ass. Die Hütte brennt! Aber keine Sorge, sie haben Experten und die kümmern sich. Die tun, was man halt so tut bei Microsoft:
"While we continuing to analyze any relevant diagnostic data, we are restarting a subset of the affected infrastructure to determine if that will provide relief to the service," stated an update posted 17 minutes after the first status notice.
Have you tried turning it off and on again?

Ja, haben sie. Hat nichts gebracht.

We have successfully restarted a small portion of the affected systems and are monitoring the service to determine if there is a positive effect on our service. While we continue to monitor, we will work to understand the root cause and develop other potential mitigation pathways.
Na dann ... Volle Kraft Voraus, meine Herren!

Oh warte, gibt noch mehr Updates:

A status update time-stamped 3:14PM - it's unclear in which time zone - states the incident now also impacts SharePoint Online, Microsoft PowerApps, and Microsoft PowerAutomate.
Da willste doch deine Firma von abhängig machen, von so einer Cloud-Infrastruktur! Was waren da noch gleich die Vorteile von? Der Preis ja wohl offensichtlich schon mal nicht. Oh ja, ich erinnere mich. Damit das dann von Profis gewartet wird und nicht mehr ausfällt.

Nastrovje!

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Die EU-Kommission hat für $400.000 eine Party im Metaverse ...

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Die EU-Kommission hat für $400.000 eine Party im Metaverse geschmissen.
Only five people showed up Tuesday evening to a party hosted by the European Commission’s foreign aid department in the metaverse to get young people excited about the EU.
Wer geht denn bitte zu Facebook, um junge Leute zu erreichen? Die sind ja noch schlechter informiert als eh schon befürchtet.

Nunja. Hat die EU endlich mal da ausgeholfen, wo das Geld wirklich dringend gebraucht wird. Bei den verhungernden Pleitiers von Facebook.

Aber vielleicht hätten sie lieber in Form von Essensrationen zahlen sollen, und es den örtlichen Food Banks spenden sollen statt Facebook.

Oder noch verwegener: Sie hätten damit hungernden Flüchtlingen helfen können!

Ich weiß, ich weiß. Ich lese zu viel Fantasy-Literatur. Völlig unglaubwürdige Plots immer.

Update: Ein Leser meint gerade, das sei gar nicht das Metaverse von Facebook sondern die EU habe was eigenes gebaut. Unsere Steuergelder, gut angelegt!

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