IMPORTANT: Unless you are qualified to do so you should not provide legal advice to any client Resources are provided on this page to assist health providers to develop a better understanding of the inherent complexity and uncertainty that asylum seeker clients experience when engaged
Research has been conducted by the University of Adelaide, in conjunction with Monash University, The University of Sydney and the South Australian Department of Health, to investigate the effects of very hot weather on the wellbeing of migrants and refugees. Identified in the study
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of the world’s most common infectious diseases. Unfortunately, HBV often goes undetected in the Victorian population. Studies show that people from refugee backgrounds (and all overseas-born Australians) are at high risk of under-detected HBV infection i
This factsheet by Beyond Blue in collaboration with Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA) presents considerations in assessing and providing services to culturally and linguistically diverse communities including people from refugee backgrounds during pregnancy and followin
Healthy Eating Resource Kit for Workers developed by Monash University Dietitian Students, Carol Ho and Kelly He in August 2008 under the supervision of Jenny Trezise (APD, AN) City of Greater Dandenong and Shireen Hii (APD, AN) Greater Dandenong Community Health Service. It is design
This document, produced by the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services, provides a useful print out summary of available Australian and international nutrition resources, factsheets and projects for resettled refugee and migrant communties.
First Food for Babies is a brochure produced as part of the Food for Everybody project in conjunction with the Maternal and Child Health Team of the City of Greater Dandenong. The brochure is available in English and in Arabic, Sudanese Arabic, Dari, Nuer and Mandarin.
This document, produced in 2008, aims to provide clarification of pathology tests for refugee patients. Questions and answers authorised by Dr Andrew Leaver, Senior Medical Advisor for Medicare, Victoria and Tasmania. Key message: Consider if tests are clinically indicated for your in