This plan articulates a shared vision and promotes a statewide approach to improving the health and wellbeing of refugees in Queensland. The plan includes the establishment of a statewide Refugee Health & Wellbeing Network to provide support, build capacity and improve partnership
These guidelines are for all services delivered through the Community Health Program to meet the needs of people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds. The guidelines aim to support consistency across the state in planning, program design and service delivery. The guidelines are
The Supporting young women who have experienced female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) project was funded through the FGM Support Grant from the Australian Government, Department of Health. The overall aim of the project was to explore experiences of young women (18-25 years old) f
A paper on the findings of a qualitative study of the contraception knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of African Australian teenagers and women from a refugee background in Melbourne. In-depth interviews were conducted with sixteen African Australian teenagers and women. Knowledge of c
This editorial of the 15th issue of the 37th edition of the Australian Prescriber provides a discussion of some of the issues in prescribing medication for refugees. Issues include: communication challenges; appropriate education; cultural beliefs; and cost of medication.
This desktop guide accompanies the Promoting Refugee Health: A guide for doctors, nurses and other health care providers caring for people of refugee background (3rd edition). The guide contains sections on: identifying patients from a refugee background engaging interpreters consulta