CDC provides a list of presumptive treatments and vaccines for each refugee population.
CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases provides assistance with diagnosis and management of parasitic infections.
These CDC guidelines provide guidance for management of parasitic diseases in refugees.
Event: 2013 National Immigrant Integration Conference
Presented by: The National Partnership for New Americans
For policymakers, practitioners, refugee resettlement professionals, faith leaders, funders, organizers, researchers, business representatives, and others stakeholders.
November 17-19, 2013, Miami, FL.
Event: 2013 National Refugee and Immigrant Conference: Issues and Innovations
Presented by: Adult Learning Resource Center
For providers who work with refugees and immigrants in fields such as education, health care, social services, job development, and advocacy.
October 10-11, 2013, Chicago, IL.
In the Literature: Hepatitis E Outbreak, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, 2012.
2013. J Ahmed, E Moturi, P Spiegel, M Schilperoord, W Burton, N Kassim, A Mohamed, M Ochieng, L Nderitu, C Navarro-Colorado, H Burke, S Cookson, T Handzel, L Waiboci, J Montgomery, E Teshale, and N Marano. Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal, 19(6).
Training: CME Activity on Iatrogenic Blood-borne Viral Infections in Refugee Children from War and Transition Zones
Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal and Medscape
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to describe factors contributing to iatrogenically transmitted blood-borne virus infection in refugee children from central Asia, Southeast Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa, based on a literature review and case reports.
CME expiration date: May 22, 2014
Resource: Refugee Cultural Profiles
Refugee Health Vancouver
Profiles about the culture and history of Myanmar, Bhutan, Somalia, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran and Iraq. The website also contains patient handouts in various refugee languages.
Resource: Caring for Kids New to Canada
Canadian Pediatric Society
A guide for health professionals working with immigrant and refugee children and youth with information on assessments/screenings, medical conditions, mental health, and culturally competent care.