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, including general practitioners, refugee health nurses, refugee health specialists, Infectious Diseases physicians and other medical specialists. This guidance includes a complimentary one page checklist for healthcare providers.

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