Refugees from Burma health profile, developed by RHTAC and CAL, provides information on refugees’ health experiences and beliefs. Bhutanese refugee health profile, by the CDC, provides information to facilitate medical screening and interventions.
Category Archives: Health Assessment Tools
Webinar: Infectious Disease Challenges in Refugee Health
This clinical webinar describes approaches for assessment of common infectious disease issues for refugees, and identifies resources for information about diagnosis and management of parasitic infections in refugees.
Webinar: Domestic Refugee Health Screening Models and Clinical Guidelines
This webinar reviews public health models for refugee health screening, and then examines clinical guidelines for pre-departure presumptive treatment and domestic medical screening.
Webinar: HIV and Refugee Resettlement
This webinar reviews the removal of the HIV Entry Ban, and aims to respond to questions from resettlement agencies and state and local health officials on providing HIV information, testing and treatment for refugees.
Minnesota Initial Refugee Health Assessment Form
Developed by the Minnesota Department of Public Health
PDF [183 KB]
Refugee Health Assessment Pocket Guide
Developed by the Washington State Department of Health
PDF [43 KB]
Refugee Health Assessment: A Guide for Health Care Clinicians
Developed by the the Massachusetts Refugee and Immigrant Health Program
Technical Instructions for Panel Physicians
Developed by the CDC Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ)
These instructions detail the requirements for overseas medical screening of refugees.
Immunization Action Coalition
This website has resources on immunization, including Vaccine Information Statements in 40 languages, handouts for patients and provider information. The website is supported in part by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.