The IRIS Project aimed to understand how immigration status impacts B.C. residents’ access to COVID-19 testing and health care. They found that that temporary residents were 47% more likely to test positive for COVID-19 but 50% less likely to see a doctor. Check out the infographic to learn more about their findings and recommendations.
The IRIS Project aimed to understand how immigration impacts young women’s experiences of pregnancy, motherhood, and marriage. They recommend free and accessible childcare for all people in British Columbia regardless of income level and full immigration status for all. Check out the infographic to learn more.
The IRIS study examined how home, travel, and transit experiences shape immigrant women’s needs, desires, and expectations of health services in British Columbia. Read this infographic to learn more about their findings and recommendations.
British Columbia's mandatory three-month wait period for health coverage for newly arrived im/migrants violates human rights and has a disproportionate and debilitating impact on racialized im/migrant women, according to a new study from the IRIS Project, which calls for immediate repeal of this policy.