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Safety Planning with Vulnerable Populations

Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference 2017 - Topic: Immigrant & Refugee Populations

Dr. Sepali Guruge talks about how to prevent vulnerable population in Canada from homicide through safety planning at the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference 2017.



Web portal being developed for Syrian refugee women’s health

Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation, Ryerson University


More than 27,000 Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada and majority of them are women and children. According to Sepali Guruge, Director of the Centre for Global Health and Health Equity, refugees often encounter various forms of war-related violence and trauma...



Ryerson University's Dr. Sepali Guruge explores mental health stigma among Canadian immigrants

Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation, Ryerson University December 19th, 2014


Dr. Sepali Guruge, Associate Professor in the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing at Ryerson University, conducts research on immigrant women’s health and violence against women in migration. She is spearheading a landmark investigation into...



Royal Society honours emerging leaders

Ryerson University

September 17th, 2014


Royal Society of Canada selects professors Sepali Guruge, Alexandra Mazalek and Catherine Middleton for the first contingent of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.  The next generation of researchers is emerging today, as the Royal Society...



Douglas Todd: Project battles stigma of mental illness among Asian men

Vancouver Sun

October 25th, 2014


Many men in North America feel pressure to succeed and provide for their families. Many men, as well as boys, fear being seen as weak. When they’re struggling emotionally, they often feel shame. It makes them reluctant to seek psychological help. What’s more, when the man is of Asian...



Reducing the stigma of mental illness in Asian communities

University of Calgary - UToday

April 25th, 2014


Researchers from the Faculty of Social Work are collaborating with a multidisciplinary team from across the country to look at reducing the stigma of mental illness in Asian communities, specifically among...



Canadian dream: Elder abuse - CBC interview

CBC Television

May 16th, 2010


Nil Köksal speaks with Sepali Guruge of the

school of nursing at Ryerson University



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