Module 6 – 1 Introduction

6.1 Introduction

Welcome to module 6 on sexual and reproductive health of the online-course for family physicians/ primary health care providers/X who are involved in primary health care for refugees/asylum seekers and other newly arrived immigrants. This module is relevant in all three domains of contact of refugees with the primary health care system of a related country: meeting the refugees and other migrants after registration, first contact with the primary health care team at the health care unit, as well as health education and promotion in the long time perspective (see table 1). The following module will focus on special risks and needs of refugee women concerning sexual and reproductive health. Practical information and helpful tools as well as links and addresses of consulting institutions, women’s health centres and a variety of specific health care facilities are provided.