Recommends all people from refugee-like backgrounds, including children, should be offered a tailored comprehensive health assessment and management plan, ideally within one month of arrival in Australia.
The Paediatric Refugee Health Clinic is a joint initiative between Northern Health (NH) and The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) to provide specialist paediatric refugee services in Melbourne’s North. The clinic provides a multidisciplinary assessment service for recently arrived child
The latest edition of Refugee Health Matters has been published by the Victorian Refugee Health Fellows. This edition focuses on the new Recommendations for comprehensive post-arrival health assessment for people from refugee-like backgrounds recently launched by the Australasian Soc
The new Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) and Refugee Health Network of Australia (RHeaNA) Recommendations for comprehensive post-arrival health assessment for people from refugee-like backgrounds have been launched. Below is the link to the free PDF, and har
Dr Karen Kiang, Refugee Health Fellow at the Royal Children’s Hospital presented a webinar on 4th February 2016 about on-arrival health assessments for children, with a focus on the needs of people fleeing the conflicts in Syria and Iraq. This webinar was sponsored by the Victo
Cohealth has developed some resources for managing Ebola risk, including client flow charts, basic information for clients, posters, and signs. Ebola basic info CoHealth Ebola infection control sign CoHealth Been in west africa – date – unwell CoHealth Have you been
New Congolese and Bhutanese refugee health profiles have been developed by the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (US) available HERE . CDC is currently developing an Iraqi and Burmese refugee health profiles.
A new report identifies specific health service access needs of people from refugee backgrounds and proposes a service model for delivering primary care. An international team of academics and refugee health experts led by Professor Grant Russell (Southern Academic Primary Care Resear
The Australian Immunisation Handbook provides clinical advice for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice. These recommendations are developed by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) and approved by the Nationa