Welcome to the Healthy Immigrant website!
Did you know that 1 of every 6 Canadians were born outside Canada? There are currently over 200 different ethnicities in Canada. In recent years, over 3000 immigrant and refugee children have come to Saskatchewan. It is important to study health and nutrition in all persons in Canada, but especially important for children because they are in a transition period where they are becoming more independent and begin to make their own choices related to food, nutrition and physical activities. This website will inform you about research being done in the area of immigration health, including multiple research projects and publications that occur internationally, nationally, provincially, and locally here in Saskatoon.
That people everywhere have the opportunity to optimize their health and nutrition as a human right.
To celebrate diversity and promote equity through evidence-based research to inform public and influence policy in the area of immigration health.