Health Care of Refugee Women

Thursday, March 1, 2007
Daniela Costa, Australian Family Physician

This article aims to provide a simple approach to the health assessment and management of women refugees, taking into account specific issues related to migration and resettlement.Women refugees have endured major discrimination and poverty in their countries of origin or countries of displacement. This has had a major impact on their physical and psychological health. The experience of resettlement places a further burden on their health.

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