People from refugee backgrounds may have unique clinical needs as a result of poor or interrupted access to healthcare. Person centred care is central to all clinical work with people from refugee backgrounds, and therefore the health concerns and priorities of the patient must be add
Pediatric refugees are at an increased risk for growth and nutritional deficits. As more children are resettled to the United States, it is important to screen appropriately in order to identify any growth or nutritional issues. Resettled refugee children continue to be at risk for bo
This background paper was developed as part of the Good Food for New Arrivals project, led by ASETTS from 2008-2010. The background paper highlights issues of food insecuirty for people of refugee background in Australia and identifies strategies to address these issues.
Good Food for New Arrivals (GFNA) is a nutrition program targeting newly arrived refugee families to Australia who have young children. The program has two central tenets: community participation and the development of cultural competencies, and has involved members of specific commu