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What is peace?

(If you have just finished our course called Global Health, Conflict and Violence, you have already gone through the chapter Basic Concepts in Medical Peacework. In this case, you can …

Health care for refugee children

Thursday is Sarah’s day at the Pediatric outpatient clinic and she meets refugee children. In the video above Dr Eva Schwienhorst-Stich talks about some of the challenges that affect health …

Overcoming language barriers

After watching the video, please share your opinion on the questions provided below. When refugees need health care in your city/district: Is it feasible for health care providers in your …

Course structure

Medical peace work is a vast field of practice, and this course will give you a brief overview of the principles. Although medical peace work is not strictly a medical …

Infectious disease outpatient clinic

After the briefing with the Head of Department and reading a bit more about refugees’ right to health, Sarah joins Dr Uwe Ziegler at the Infectious disease outpatient clinic and …

Briefing: Complex health problems

Sarah thinks: “Finally it´s here, my first day in the Refugee health team in the Department of Tropical Medicine, I´m so excited. I´m glad that the Head of Department has …

Referral pathways

Spend a few minutes watching this interview with Dr Davina Kaur Patel as she explains referral pathways for domestic violence patients in UK. Reflection point Do a quick search about …

Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference

Spend a few minutes watching this interview with Dr Davina Kaur Patel as she explains how the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC conference) is conducted in UK.

Averting serious threats

Spend a few minutes watching this interview with Dr Anne Berit Lunde from the Oslo Emergency Ward in Norway, as she talks about the two obligations to report cases of …

Danger assessment tools

Spend a few minutes watching this interview with Dr Davina Kaur Patel as she explains the domestic violence risk assessment tool used in the UK. Several different tools are available …

Asking the right questions

Spend a few minutes watching Dr Davina Kaur Patel as she talks about issues around the disclosure of domestic violence. Reflection point Once a patient has disclosed the occurrence of …

Example consultation with case finding

Spend a few minutes watching the interaction between Dr Marc and patient Zara, and focus on the following questions. How does Dr Marc react when he becomes aware of possible …