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Health issues in newly arrived African refugees attending general practice clinics in Melbourne

Tiong, Albert; Patel, Mahomed; Gardiner, Joanne; Ryan, Rowena; Linton, Karen S; Walker, Kate A; Scopel, John; Biggs, Beverley-Anne


Objective: To identify the most common health issues diagnosed by general practitioners in newly arrived African refugees. Design: Descriptive study based on a purposive sample of six GPs to collate data from medical records of patients from African countries who had attended their clinics for the first time between 1 January and 30 June 2005. Setting: Two community health centres and two private general practices in metropolitan Melbourne. Participants: African refugee patients who arrived in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia


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