Iraqi Refugee Health Profile

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Abstract:

This sixteen-page report informs service providers about the health conditions of Iraqi refugees. It identifies their priority health conditions as being diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and malnutrition. It provides background about history, language and literacy, religious beliefs, family and kinship, and their cultural approach to health care. It discusses refugee population movements, healthcare and conditions in camps or urban settings, medical screening, communicable disease, non-communicable disease, and mental health. Maps, charts, and other infographics are provided.

Author(s):
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource in English Only
Translation Review:
N/A
Country:
Iraq
Population:
Assyrians, Kurds, Shia Arabs, Sunni Arabs, Turkmen
Keywords:
Diabetes, Hypertension, Literacy, Malnutrition, Mental health, Refugees
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
12/16/2014
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