18 July 2019

Thematic Focus: Health

2018 Annual Public Health Global Review (UNHCR, July 2019) [access]
- "Despite record levels of worldwide displacement and continuing refugee influxes, some 10.5 million refugees received health care through public health programs and through UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and other partners last year. This is according to data published in UNHCR’s Annual Public Health Global Review, released today. The report highlights the state of health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene activities for refugees, asylum seekers and affected host communities across 51 refugee-host countries." See press release for more info.

"Asylum Medicine: Standard and Best Practices," Health and Human Rights Journal, vol. 21, no. 1 (May 2019) [open access]
- This article offers "a brief summary of standard and best practices specific to the forensic evaluation of asylum seekers." See also related Medium post.

"Health of Refugees and Migrants—Where Do We Stand and What Directions Should We Take?," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 16, no. 8 (April 2019) [open access]
- Editorial for the special issue on "Refugee, Migrant and Ethnic Minority Health." Provides a review of the 37 articles included.

"Humanitarian Health Programming and Monitoring in Inaccessible Conflict Settings: A Literature Review," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 4:9 (April 2019) [open access]

"The Impact of Conflict on Immunisation Coverage in 16 Countries," International Journal of Health Policy and Management, vol. 8, no. 4 (April 2019) [open access]

"Intersectoral and Integrated Approaches in Achieving the Right to Health for Refugees on Resettlement: A Scoping Review," BMJ Open, vol. 9, no. 7 (July 2019) [open access]

Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases in Refugees and Migrants (WHO Europe, 2019) [text]

"Quality of Health Care for Refugees: A Systematic Review," BMC International Health and Human Rights, 19:20 (June 2019) [open access]

Reality Makes Our Decisions: Ethical Challenges in Humanitarian Health in Situations of Extreme Violence (Johns Hopkins University, International Rescue Committee & Syrian American Medical Society Foundation, April 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

Report on the Health of Refugees and Migrants in the WHO European Region (WHO Europe, 2019) [access]
- Text is available in English and Russian.

"A Systematic Literature Review of Reported Challenges in Health Care Delivery to Migrants and Refugees in High-income Countries: The 3C Model," BMC Public Health, 19:755 (June 2019) [open access]

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- Thematic Focus: Children - Pt. 2 (Health) (17 April 2019)
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