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Outre leurs effets bénéfiques pour l’environnement, les interventions sur l’accès à l’énergie dans les contextes d’aide humanitaire sont-elles un moyen efficace d’améliorer la santé, la sécurité et les moyens de subsistance des bénéficiaires ?

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La mise à disposition d’équipements énergétiques modernes pour les personnes vivant dans les camps d’aide humanitaire peut avoir des effets positifs importants. Entre autres avantages, ces équipements améliorent la qualité de l’air intérieur, éliminent les risques liés au feu et ont …

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Non-communicable health concerns: migrant health guide

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This document concerns guidelines for common non-communicable health concerns in migrant populations, specifically anaemia, female genital mutilation, haemoglobin disorders, iodine metabolism, vitamin deficiencies, dental health, and mental health problems. It is intended for healthcare providers who work with migrant populations. The …

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Communicable diseases: migrant health guide

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This document concerns guidelines for common communicable diseases in migrant populations, specifically Chagas disease, enteric fevers, helminth infections, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, malaria, poliomyelitis, STIs, and TB. It is intended for healthcare providers who work with migrant populations. The content …

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Migrant health guide: countries A to Z

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This website provides country-specific guidelines relating to common health needs of migrant patients, as well as screening recommendations and potential treatments. It is intended for any healthcare practitioners who work with migrants from the included countries. The content also includes key …

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Guidelines for pre-departure and post-arrival medical screening and treatment of U.S.-bound refugees

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This guidance includes both overseas and domestic medical screening guidelines for refugee and asylum seekers. The overseas medical screening guidelines provide recommendations for exposures such as malaria and intestinal parasites pre-departure, whereas the domestic guidelines inform medical screening post-arrival. These guidelines are …

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Infectious disease assessment for migrants

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This guidance concerns guidelines for common infectious diseases in migrant populations, including best practices for general assessment as well as disease-specific assessment guidelines. The intended audience is any healthcare professional involved in consultation with migrants. A summary of recommended immunisations is …

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Recommendations for comprehensive post-arrival health assessment for people from refugee-like backgrounds

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These guidelines inform health assessments for Australian refugee and asylum seeker patients, describing common infectious and non-infectious diseases as well as their relative prevalence in newcomer populations. This guidance is intended for healthcare providers who care for people from refugee backgrounds, …

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Evidence-based preventative care checklist for new immigrants and refugees

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This guidance is a knowledge translation tool that provides an online checklist for screening the health of new immigrants and refugees. This guidance is intended for primary care practitioners who wish to integrate the Canadian Immigrant Health Guidelines into practice. The …

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Evidence-based clinical guidelines for immigrants and refugees

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This guidance includes evidence-based clinical recommendations and best practices for immigrants and refugee health. The content includes guidelines for infectious diseases, mental health and maltreatment, chronic and noncommunicable diseases, and women’s health.
It is intended for healthcare practitioners and public health workers who …

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School and community-based interventions for refugee and asylum seeking children

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The findings suggest that school-based interventions could be helpful for children to overcome mental health struggles associated with forced migration. However, due to the significant heterogeneity between the included studies, a meta-analysis could not be conducted.
As many newcomer children face mental …

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