Charles Hui

Dr Charles Hui

Associate Professor of Paediatrics
Institution: University of Ottawa
Current Insitution Location: Canada

Phone Number: (613) 737-7600 x 2651

401 Smyth Road Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1,Canada

Migration Health Research Area/Expertise:
Clinician with focus on evidence based guidelines (Canadian guidelines - pediatric migrants, ECDC - prevention of VPD and uptake in immunizations in migrants and refugees), destination medical assessment (Syrian refugees), International Adoptee health, public health, mobile health (mobile immunizations records and reminders for migrants - acceptability, feasibility), knowledge translation, and research network building. Worked with IOM on migration health during the Ebola crisis and 2nd Global Consultation on Migration.

Research Focus/Expertise on Relevant Migrant Categories:
International/Cross-Border Migration
Asylum seekers (Children, Adolescents)
Patient mobility across borders (Children, Adolescents, Adults)
Refugees (Children, Adolescents, Adults)

General Research Focus/Expertise: 
Child health
Disaster preparedness and response
Disease prevention
Disease surveillance
Evidence-based reviews
Health and human rights
Health assessment/ medical examination
Health economics
Health of detainees/ incarceration
Health policy
Health promotion/ Health education
Health services
Health systems research
Health technology
Immigration health examinations
Infectious diseases
International health regulations
Mobile health (mHealth)
Public Health
Refugee health
Travel medicine
Vaccine preventable diseases/immunization

Relevant Projects

Title Year Published Region/Country Role in the Project Main Outcome Link to Study Reports and publications
Improving the Health of Immigrant and Refugee Women and Children through Immunization 2017 Central and North America and the CaribbeanCanada Principal Investigator
A Newcomer Needs Assessment for a Vaccine-Tracking App 2016 Co-Investigator
Medical and mental health issues in Syrian refugee children and youth 2016 Central and North America and the CaribbeanCanada Principal Investigator
ECDC SCIENTIFIC ADVICE Guidance on prevention and assessment of infectious diseases among newly arrived migrants to the EU/EEA 2016 Central and North America and the CaribbeanCanada Other
Development of the Migration Health and Development Research Initiative 2016 Other Country/Countries of Study is WORLDWIDE
Bibliometric analysis of migration health research in peer-reviewed literature (2000 - 2016) 2017 Co-Investigator Country/Countries of Study is WORLDWIDE

Relevant Publications

Title Author Year Published Link to Publication
Interventions to Improve Vaccination Uptake and Cost Effectiveness of Vaccination Strategies in Newly Arrived Migrants in the EU/EEA: A Systematic Review Hui C, Dunn J, Morton R, Staub L, Tran A, Hargreaves S, Greenaway C, Biggs BA, Christensen R, Pottie K 2018
Detention is still harming children at the US border Hui, C. and D. Zion 2018
What we can do for separated migrant children in the U.S. Barozzino T, Brindamour M, Hui C 2018
Bibliometric analysis of global migration health research in peer-reviewed literature (2000-2016). 2. Sweileh WM, Wickramage K, Pottie K, Hui C, Roberts B, Sawalha A, Zyoud SH. 2018
Immunization and technology among newcomers: A needs assessment survey for a vaccine-tracking app Michelle Paradis, Katherine Atkinson, Charles Hui, David Ponka, Douglas Manuel, Malia Murphy, Ruth White, Paula Day, Kumanan Wilson 2018
Missing: Where are the Migrants in Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Plans? Wickramage K, Gostin LO, Friedman E, Prakongsai P, Suphanchaimat R, Hui C, Duigan P, Barragan E, Harper DR 2018
Building Responsive Health Systems to Help Communities Affected by Migration: An International Delphi Consensus. Int J Environ Res Public Health. Feb 2017. 3;14(2). Pottie K, Hui C, Rahman P, Ingleby D, Akl EA, Russell G, Ling L, Wickramage K, Mosca D, Brindis CD. 2017
Prevention and assessment of infectious diseases among children and adult migrants arriving to the European Union/European Economic Association: A protocol for a suite of systematic reviews for public health and health systems. BMJ Open. Pottie K, Mayhew A, Morton R, Greenaway C, Akl EA, Rahman P, et al. 2017
Caring for a newly arrived Syrian refugee family. CMAJ. February 2016; 188(3):207-11. Pottie K, Greenaway C, Hassan G, Hui C, Kirmayer LJ. 2016
Caring for Kids New to Canada/Les soins aux enfants neo-canadiens [Internet]. 1st ed. Canadian Paediatric Society; 2013. Barrozino T and Hui C editors. 2013
CHAPTER VII: WOMEN, CHILDREN, AND MEN TRAPPED IN UNSAFE CORRIDORS Globalisation, Migration and Health: Challenges and opportunities Kevin Pottie, Charles Hui, and Fabien Schneider.
New report shows how refugee children are especially vulnerable to cuts in health care coverage. Letter to the editor. Paediatr Child Health. December 2013; 18(10):511. Barozzino T and Hui CP. 2013
Evidence-based clinical guidelines for immigrants and refugees. CMAJ. September 2011; 183(12):E824-925. Pottie E and coauthors of the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health 2011