About the Project

Several health studies have been conducted among Low German-speaking Mennonites. This web site is devoted to sharing this research-based health information with health care and social service providers who are responsible for caring for this population. The overall goal is to develop evidence-based health care for Low German-speaking Mennonites.

Who are the Low German-speaking Mennonites?

Low-German-speaking (LGS) Mennonites are a conservative religious group that has migrated from Eastern Europe to Canada and then to countries such as Mexico, Bolivia, Belize, Paraguay and Argentina....

Where do they live abroad and in Canada?

The Low German-speaking Mennonites live primarily in Mexico, Belize, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and Uruguay...