Over the past several years our research team has been involved in a large number of projects both as principle investigator and as a collaborating organization. This is a comprehensive list of all our publications.

The database below includes our publications with restricted access, if you would like to access them please contact research@accessalliance.ca.

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*Please note: For publications with multiple authors, the system automatically lists them in alphabetical order (as seen in the database below). To view the correct sequence of authors for any publication, please refer to the publication document itself. 

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Medical Interpreting Services for Refugees in Canada: Current State of Practice and Considerations in Promoting this Essential Human Right for All Arya, A.N., Beukeboom, C., Eagan, G., Holland, T., Hyman, I., Talavlikar, R., Tong, C.E. 2024 International Journal of Environment Research and Public Health Communication, Refugee health, Refugee Mental Health Peer Reviewed
Status and Health Security: An Exploratory Study of Irregular Immigrants in Toronto Nerad, S., Simich, L., Wu, F. 2007 Canadian Journal of Public Health Immigrant & Refugee Health Peer Reviewed
Aspirations for Higher Education among Newcomer Refugee Youth in Toronto: Expectations, Challenges, and Strategies Abiyo, S., Akbari, A., Alley, S., Guruge, S., Htoo. S., Hynie, M., Khogali, A., Malik, M., Murtaza, R., Shakya, Y.B. 2011 Refuge Economic Security & Health Peer Reviewed
Health and growth status of immigrant and refugee children in Toronto, Ontario: A retrospective chart review Hoffmann. S.M., Lofters, A.K., Polsky, J.Y., Rouleau, K.D., Salehi, L. 2015 Paediatric Child Health Immigrant & Refugee Health Peer Reviewed
Precarious work experiences of racialized immigrant women in Toronto: A community based study Athar, S., Merolli, J., Premji, S., Shakya, Y.B., Spasevski, M. 2014 Just Labour: A Canadian Journal of Work and Society Economic Security & Health Peer Reviewed
Pathways between under/unemployment and health among racialized immigrant women in Toronto Premji, S., Shakya, Y.B. 2017 Ethnicity & Health Economic Security & Health Peer Reviewed
Family Relationships of Afghan, Karen, and Sudanese Refugee Youth Guruge, S., Hynie, M., Shakya, Y.B. 2012 Canadian Ethnic Studies Immigrant & Refugee Health Peer Reviewed
Self-Management, Health Service Use and Information Seeking for Diabetes Care among Black Caribbean Immigrants in Toronto Bhamani, M., Boqaileh, F., Gucciardi, E., Hyman, I., Kljujic, D., Patychuk, D., Rummens, J.A., Shakya, Y.B. 2013 Canadian Journal of Diabetes Healthcare Access & Equity, Immigrant & Refugee Health Peer Reviewed
Self-management, health service use and information seeking for diabetes care among recent immigrants in Toronto Creatore, M., Hyman, I., Kljujic, D., Patychuk, D., Rummens, J.A., Shakya, Y.B., Vissandjee, B., Zaidi, Q. 2012 Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada Healthcare Access & Equity, Immigrant & Refugee Health Peer Reviewed
Refugee Youth and Migration: Using Arts-Informed Research to Understand Changes in Their Roles and Responsibilities Abiyo, S., Akbari, A., Guruge, S., Htoo. S., Hynie, M., Shakya, Y.B. 2015 Forum: Qualitative Social Research Sozialforschung Immigrant & Refugee Health Peer Reviewed