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Mental health care for refugees

As Sarah is leaving the hospital on her second day with the Refugee health team, she recognizes one of the patients she met in the afternoon who had been suffering …

Infectious diseases ward

It is Tuesday morning and Sarah as been assigned to receive a leprosy patient from the next town because the staff at the local hospital there does not know what …

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 …

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 …

A global health problem

Domestic violence is a gross violation of human rights, and it is a global health problem of epidemic proportions. Globally, more women are killed by a partner or former partner, …

Follow-up appointments

Patients require close follow-up after disclosure of domestic violence. We must ensure that the patient leaves with an appointment to be reviewed within a short period of time. Referral to …

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 Share your knowledge, or do …

Typology of domestic violence

Before we move on to the case, let’s have a look on the different types of domestic violence. The World Health Organisation distinguishes between four main types of domestic violence: …

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 …

Safety planning

Even if the patient is not in immediate danger, we should always think about safety planning. There are tools available for safety planning, too. You could support your patient in …