05 April 2012

Focus on Health Issues

UNHCR has published public health guidance in the form of the following titles:
  • Epidemic Preparedness and Response in Refugee Camp Settings [text]
  • A Guidance Note on Health Insurance Schemes for Refugees and Other Persons of Concern to UNHCR [text]
  • Guidance for Public Health Interventions for Repatriation [text]
  • Laboratory Services in UNHCR-Supported Primary Health Care Facilities: Principles and Guidelines [text]
Additional health-related titles include:

"Access to Primary Health Care Services by Community-based Asylum Seekers," Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 195, no. 4 (Dec. 2011) [full-text]

Improving Care for Refugees and Asylum Seekers: The Experiences of Midwives (Maternity Action, Dec. 2011) [text]
- See also related article in Women's Asylum News.

"Protecting the Right to Health of Internally Displaced Mothers and Children: The Imperative of Inter-cluster Coordination for Translating Best Practices into Effective Participatory Action," Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, vol. 17, no. 12 (2011) [full-text]

Silent Harm: A Report Assessing the Situation of Repatriated Children's Psycho-social Health (UNICEF Kosovo, March 2012) [text via Refworld]

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