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An issue of access: Delivering equitable health care for newly arrived refugee children in Australia

Davidson, Natasha; Skull, Sue; Burgner, D; Kelly, Paul; Raman, S; Silove, D; Steel, Z; Vora, R; Smith, M


Newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers are faced with many difficulties in accessing effective health care when settling in Australia. Cultural, language and financial constraints, lack of awareness of available services, and lack of health provider understanding of the complex health concerns of refugees can all contribute to limiting access to health care. Understanding the complexities of a new health care system under these circumstances and finding a regular health provider may be...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2004.00466.x


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