07 April 2014

Thematic Focus: Health


Today is World Health Day.  To mark the day, the World Health Organization's has launched a campaign that focuses on insect bites and their threat to our health. For more general health-related resources, visit ReliefWeb's topic page.


Adequate Access to Healthcare for Migrants, Asylum seekers and Refugees (PACE, April 2014) [text]

"Course of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Health Care Utilisation among Resettled Refugees in the Netherlands," BMC Psychiatry 14:90 (March 2014) [open access]

"Female Refugees: Sensitive Care Needed," Nursing, Published Ahead of Print, 27 March 2014 [free full-text]

"Health Care for Immigrant Women in Italy: Are We Really Ready? A Survey on Knowledge about Female Genital Mutilation," Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità, vol. 50, no. 1 (2014) [full-text via PubMed]

"Teaching Immigrant and Refugee Health to Residents: Domestic Global Health," Teaching and Learning in Medicine: An International Journal, vol. 25, no. 3 (2013) [free full-text]

Web site:

Medbox: The Aid Library [access] [Facebook] [Twitter]
- "An independent internet platform supported by international agencies and scientific institutions active in humanitarian assistance and development, MEDBOX collates the increasing number of professional guidelines, textbooks and practical documents on health action available online today and brings these into the hands of humanitarian aid workers: when they need it, where they need it."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Health (25 March 2014)

Tagged Events & Opportunities, Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

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