The Refuge Portal was developed through a partnership between Terri Bedminster, Executive Director of the Refuge: Hamilton Centre for Newcomer Health, and Ruth Chiu, Matt Driedger and Matthew Hughsam, former students of the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program Global Health Specialization at McMaster University.
The following individuals have contributed to the development and maintenance of the Portal’s resources –
- Hamilton Service Map: Prepared by M. Hughsam, R. Chiu & M. Driedger. Updated by M. Schlorff, K. Chieh, A. Thayaparan, E. Grose, Y. Jeyakumar, N. Tchakerian, S. Mowakket, Ab. Ahmad, A. Ajay & R. Chiu. Guide to Child & Youth Services prepared by M. Schlorff.
- Translated Health Materials: Prepared by M. Hughsam, R. Chiu & M. Driedger. Updated by M. Kalirai, E. Li, Af. Ahmad, T. Tse, M. Coomber & R. Chiu.
- Best Practice Guidelines: Prepared by M. Hughsam, R. Chiu & M. Driedger. Updated by P. Patel, K. Chieh, V. Kim, S. Liyanage, H. Ramesh & R. Chiu.
- IFHP Billing and Eligibility: Prepared by M. Hughsam, R. Chiu, M. Driedger, R. Balaci & J.A. Rummens. Supported by the Toronto South Local Immigration Partnership and IFH Changes Project. Updated by E. Grose, T. Got, R. Gupta & R. Chiu.