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The Health of Refugees

Public Health Perspectives from Crisis to Settlement

by Pascale Allotey

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7393597M
ISBN 100195515935
ISBN 109780195515930
OCLC/WorldCa53840631

  Refugees represent a diverse group of displaced individuals with unique health issues and disease risks. The obstacles facing this population have their origins in war, violence, oppression, exploitation, and fear of persecution. Regardless of country. We’re at no. 3 on your list of refugee books. Tell me which one it is. The next book that I’ve chosen is The Uninvited by Jeremy Harding. This is a book that was written in the late 90s about the people coming to Europe at that time and the people who were transporting those refugees at that time.

work for the health of refugees and migrants. It showcases good practices by which governments, non-state actors and international and nongovernmental organizations attempt to address the complexity of migration, by strengthening health system responsiveness to refugee and migrant health matters, and by coordinating and. Each day, refugees are forced from their homes. Most often, the places they go lack access to mental health resources. Luckily, work is being done to learn more about refugee mental health and.

As the title summarizes it, the book is a collection of real stories of 9 refugees and their families in Dadaab Camp in Kenya, which was until the biggest refugee camp in the world until the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar changed this fact.   Using Talking Books in a refugee camp to spread the message of health. In , UNICEF Rwanda piloted the use of Talking Books at Mahama Refugee Camp. During the six-month project, Community Health Workers (CHWs) used Talking Books to share consistent, quality health and hygiene messages with Burundian refugees to support UNICEF’s social and behavior change .


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The Health of Refugees by Pascale Allotey Download PDF EPUB FB2

A truly multidisciplinary book, The Health of Refugees is ideal for public health practitioners, researchers, and postgraduate students. It is also an important work for those involved in non-governmental organisations, international aid, and international development.

Furthermore, it provides a critical background for clinicians, mental health Cited by: 2. The final part of the book focuses on special problems - such as bereavement, sexual violence, and post traumatic stress disorders, as well as considering mental health problems in special groups, such as child refugees.

This book will be an essential resource for all mental health professionals- helping them better understand the needs of Cited by: Draft Global Action Plan ‘Promoting the health of refugees and migrants’ () At its Seventy-second World Health Assembly in Maythe Health Assembly will discuss a report ‘Promoting the health of refugees and migrants, Draft global action plan, Its development is in response to a request by the Health Assembly in resolution WHA on promoting the health of.

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A truly multidisciplinary book, The Health of Refugees is ideal for public health practitioners, researchers, and postgraduate students. It is also an important work for those involved in non-governmental organisations, international aid, and international development. Furthermore, it provides a critical background for clinicians, mental health.

Another health issue that has been studied by the UN for several decades is the long-term health effects of dietary changes that the refugees will experience once they settle in the United States.

This public health issue is often pushed to the bottom of the list because it is not an immediate issue. The Mental Health of Refugees: Ecological Approaches to Healing and Adaptation is an essential reference for all professionals who seek to serve members of this vulnerable population, for those who train and supervise them, and for program administrators and policymakers concerned with refugee well-being.

It is also an excellent resource for Cited by:   The final part of the book focuses on special problems - such as bereavement, sexual violence, and post traumatic stress disorders, as well as considering mental health problems in special groups, such as child refugees.

This book will be an essential resource for all mental health professionals- helping them better understand the needs of. The Final Refugee Book. Home > Causes > The Final Refugee Book.

The Government of Uganda is committed to the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly inand the Global Compact on Refugees that urges society to stand in solidarity with refugees and share the responsibility and burden.

More than half of the million refugees in the world are under the age of 18 and the mental health of these children and adolescents constitutes a growing global public health priority.

Refugee children and their families are at increased risk to develop mental health problems, but they often face major challenges in accessing adequate.

The Health of Refugees Public Health Perspectives from Crisis to Settlement. Second Edition. Edited by Pascale Allotey and Daniel Reidpath.

Helps clinicians and community health practitioners address specific health concerns for children, sexual and reproductive health, and the elderly. The increasing number of refugees, asylum seekers and irregular migrants poses a challenge for mental health services in Europe.

This review found that these groups are exposed to risk factors for mental disorders before, during and after migration. The prevalence rates of psychotic, mood and substance use disorders in these groups are variable but overall are similar to those in the host.

The update of the Refugee Health Care: A handbook for health professionals discusses new refugee communities settled in New Zealand, emerging trends in the health of refugee groups and current therapies, and adds new service providers.

Written in consultation with health providers, experts in the field and people from refugee backgrounds. Refugee Health Care: A handbook for health professionals iii Foreword In the 10 years since the publication of the first refugee health handbook there have been considerable steps taken towards improving long-term settlement outcomes for refugees settled in New Zealand.

This has been as a result of cross-sector collaboration. This book focuses on the closely interlinked areas of refugee migration and health.

It discusses the main challenges of the recent unprecedented, extremely diverse and mostly unregulated refugee migration wave for Germany and Europe, and offers a broader view of refugee health. It also discusses how refugees are particularly affected by non-communicable diseases and mental health, with a perspective for those working in urban refugees settings.

The book also examines how global infectious disease has changed with the global mass movements and provides context for understanding the impact of major political events on. Integrate mental health screening into the new arrival health assessment, as it is an opportunity to screen for acute risk factors and triage refugees in need of urgent mental health treatment.

Refugees may qualify for state Medicaid pro­grams that cover medical. Mental Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers presents both the theoretical and practical aspects of the mental health needs of refugees and asylum seekers.

It looks at the impact of migration on mental health and adjustment, collective trauma, individual identity, and diagnostic fallacies. such as child refugees. This book will be an 3/5(1). The book also provides information on demographics, history, epidemiology, policy formation, mental health services, training, and specific regional concerns.

It is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, medical doctors, and policy makers involved in the mental health and well-being of the world's refugees. The Regional Office established the Migration and Health programme specifically for this purpose.

Gaining an overview of the health status of refugees and migrants and health system response is paramount in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and in ensuring universal health coverage, and is in line with the Health framework.

The refugee health profiles linked from this page provide key health and cultural information about specific refugee groups resettling in the United States.

Information is gathered from the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the U.S.Refugee health in the united States focuses on the health, treatment, and healthcare barriers of migrants to the United States who have relocated from their country of origin, often because of factors such as political instability, war, or natural disaster.

Special considerations are needed to provide appropriate medical treatment for these individuals, who often face extreme adversity.Refugee Health Care is a practical guide providing focused information for busy primary care practitioners, and many of the recommendations in the book apply to all immigrants.

This concise pocketbook reviews medical and psychiatric conditions that are essential to know in the evaluation and treatment of refugees.