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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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Les soignants non professionnels en santé primaire et communautaire pour les soins maternels et infantiles et la gestion des maladies infectieuses

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Les soignants non professionnels peuvent s’avérer plus performants que les soins de santé  habituels  pour promouvoir la couverture vaccinale et l’allaitement, améliorer les taux de traitement de la tuberculose et la santé de l’enfant . Il y a pas suffisamment de …

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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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Communication sur les risques en cas de catastrophe

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Revue des interventions de communication applicables aux catastrophes, y compris en cas d’épidémie. Les interventions associées à une meilleure connaissance des mesures préventives consistent, entre autres, en des séances d’information en face à face individuelles et de groupe, des appels téléphoniques, …

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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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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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Asylum seekers, violence and health: a systematic review of research in high-income host countries

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The twenty-three reviewed studies suggest that asylum seekers have a high exposure to many forms of violence and their health consequences, particularly torture and associated health correlates. However, the review’s findings were limited due to the heterogeneity of the included studies …

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The impact of detention on the health of asylum seekers

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This review suggests that there is an independent adverse effect of detention on the mental health of asylum seekers. However, this conclusion should be interpreted cautiously as the review is only based on three studies.
To discourage asylum seekers, many Western countries …

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Mental health of displaced and refugee children resettled in high-income countries: risk and protective factors

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Forty-four studies were included in the review to identify key risk and protective factors for mental health disorders in displaced and refugee children. There remains insufficient evidence regarding best community or societal interventions to address these factors through policymaking.
Children who …

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Prevalence of serious mental disorder in 7000 refugees resettled in western countries

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Resettled refugees in Western countries may have higher prevalence rates of serious mental health disorders than non-refugee populations, though valid psychiatric measures and homogenous study populations are required to better estimate prevalence figures.
Resettled refugees possess many risk factors for serious …

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