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
“The Development of a sustainable nutrition education session promoting healthy eating amongst Afghan refugee women within Mildura” was a partnership project produced by Flinders University, Bedford Park SA and Sunraysia Community Health Services, Mildura VIC in collaboration with the
The 2012 update of the Refugee Health Care: A handbook for health professionals discusses new refugee communities settled in New Zealand, emerging trends in the health of refugee groups and current therapies, and adds new service providers. Written in consultation with health provider
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 nutrition resource addresses the nutritional needs of Latrobe Valley’s local Sudanese community. Adapted from the Healthy Eating in Brimbank resource, it includes 5 fact sheets translated into Nuer and Dinka and maps of the four main towns in the Latrobe Valley. Each map contains
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.
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.