Module 7 – 1Preliminary remarks

7 Preliminary remarks

Welcome to module 7 on children’s health of the online-course of the project EUR-HUMAN 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 children. It shall provide you with useful tools for efficient diagnostics and therapy, the prevention of physical and mental health issues of children in this vulnerable population as well as the prevention of communicable diseases.