Tag archive for Population displacement

Psychological therapies for preventing post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents

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Children and adolescents receiving psychological therapies were less likely to be diagnosed with PTSD and had fewer symptoms of PTSD up to a month after treatment compared with those who received no treatment, treatment as usual or were on a waiting …

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Etat de santé physique, utilisation des services et  obstacles à l’accès aux soins pour les demandeurs d’asile résidant dans la communauté

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Les demandeurs d’asile semblent utiliser les services de santé à un taux plus élevé que la population du pays hôte, mais font face à des obstacles importants pour accéder aux soins. Des études explorant  les options stratégiques, y compris des comparaisons …

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Déterminants sociaux  des impacts des catastrophe sur la santé  à moyen et à long terme

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Cette revue conclut que, quels que soient  les effets sur la santé et le type d’événements, l’influence des catastrophes sur la santé chronique persistent  au-delà de la période initiale  de catastrophe,  affectant la santé de la population pendant des mois, voire …

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Influence des différentes définitions du terme ‘migrant’ et de leur application sur les services de santé

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Les différentes définitions utilisées pour le terme de « migrant » et pour différents groupes de migrants dans des domaines divers peuvent influer sur les stratégies des système de santé et l’accès des migrants aux soins de santé .
Cette revue systématique a exploré …

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Qué factores influyen en la efectividad de las intervenciones de emergencia WASH?

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La mayoría de las intervenciones de emergencia relacionadas con el agua, el saneamiento y la higiene (WASH) son eficaces y redujeron consistentemente tanto el riesgo de enfermedad como el riesgo de transmisión. Sin embargo, el diseño del programa y las preferencias …

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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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