Understanding the Patient Journey of African, Caribbean, and Black Newcomer Albertans


Dr. Doreen Rabi and her research team would like to learn from African, Caribbean, and Black newcomer Albertans about their experiences of seeking health care in Alberta.

If you volunteer to participate in this study, we will ask you to speak with two members of the research team for about one hour (60 minutes) about your health care experiences since arriving in Alberta. We will be be asking you questions about your background, what your health care needs have been, and how you have addressed your health issues along the way.

Interviews or focus groups will be run online or in person.


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Male, Female, Transgender, Other

Eligible ages: 18 to 90

Accepts healthy participants: Yes

Inclusion criteria:

1. Identify as African, Caribbean, Black newcomers to Alberta
2. 18 years+

Exclusion criteria:

1. Individuals who do not identify as African, Caribbean, or Black
2. Individuals who are not newcomers to Alberta (Canada)
3. Individuals under the age of majority (18)


Fill out the following form if you want to participate in this research

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Additional information

Contact information

Please contact Marie-Claire Uwamahoro (marieclaire.uwamahor@ucalgary.ca) or leave a message (403-210-7389)

Principal investigator:

Doreen Rabi

Clinical trial: