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Refugees’ access to health and health care


Please reflect and share your opinion on the questions provided below. If you are uncertain, search for information about the health services offered to asylum seekers and refugees in your country/state.

A. How is the current situation in your country? Do asylum seekers and refugees who arrive in your country face any special challenges if they need health care (different to those of the local population)? Is the ordinary health system equipped to help refugees and asylum seekers, or are there special health services catering for them? Do they have to pay more for the services than the local population?
B. How do you think barriers to health care for refugees could be reduced? (You may focus on what health professionals can do to contribute to this.)
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