Resources for child refugee health: Everyone’s responsibility

Raising awareness and enabling deeper understanding of issues affecting child refugee mental and mental and physical health is everyone’s responsibility.

The purpose of this resource page is to allow support health professionals to reflect on changes in practice that could improve child refugee health, as well as to provide personal insight into the migrant experience of health and illness.

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lectures

15:02

Ms Emma Jane Kirby, BBC Journalist and Author of 'The optician of Lampedusa'

Date: 17th October 2017
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Dr Helal Attayee, Senior House Officer, Queen's Hospital, Romford

Date: 17th October 2017
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18:20

Dr Ann Lorek, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Evelina London Community Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Date: 17th October 2017
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19:08

Dr Sarah Dickson, Emergency Medicine CT2, Volunteer, Doctors of the World

Date: 17th October 2017
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18:07

Dr Leonie Ansems de Vries, Lecturer in International Relations, King's College London

Date: 17th October 2017
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11:50

Dr Sarah Dickson, Emergency Medicine CT2, Volunteer, Doctors of the World

Date: 17th October 2017
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18:22

Dr Adeeb Ahmed, Paediatric Registrar, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Date: 17th October 2017
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interviews and other videos

02:00

Dr Leonie Ansems de Vries, Lecturer in International Relations, King's College London.

Date: 20th November 2017
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02:00

Dr David McCoy, Professor of Global Public Health, Queen Mary University London and Director of Medact.

Date: 20th November 2017
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02:00

s Emma Jane Kirby, BBC Journalist and Author of 'The optician of Lampedusa'

Date: 20th November 2017
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Key references

All the references listed below are available in the RSM Library collection and can be accessed via the RSM’s e-resources area.

Kronick, R., Rousseau, C. and Cleveland, J. 2017. Refugee children’s sandplay narratives in immigration detention in Canada. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, pp 1-5.

Jakobsen, M. Meyer Demott,M.A, Wentzel-Larsen, T. and Heir, T., 2017. The impact of the asylum process on mental health: A longitudinal study of unaccompanied refugee minors in Norway. BMJ Open, 7(6).

Joshi, P.T. and FAYYAD, J.A., 2015. Displaced Children: The Psychological Implications. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 24(4), pp. 715-30.

Williams, B., Cassar, C., Siggers, G. and Taylor, S., 2016. Medical and social issues of child refugees in Europe. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 101(9), pp. 839-842.

Kaplan, I., Stolk, Y., Valibhoy, M., Tucker, A. and Baker, J., 2016. Cognitive assessment of refugee children: Effects of trauma and new language acquisition. Transcultural Psychiatry, 53(1), pp. 81-109.

Thacher, T.D., Pludowski, P., Shaw N.J., Mughal, M.Z., Munns, C.F. and Hogler, W., 2016. Nutritional rickets in immigrant and refugee children. Public Health Reviews, 37(1).

Dang, K. and Tribble, A.C., 2014. Strategies in infectious disease prevention and management among US-bound refugee children. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care, 44(7), pp. 196-207.

External references

The following references are not available in the RSM Library; however they can be accessed online via external websites.

Ansems De Vries, L., Welander, M. 2016. Calais Demolition: “Mission Accomplished”, the Politics of Exhaustion and Continued Struggles for Mobility. Available online at: https://www.opendemocracy.net/mediterranean-journeys-in-hope/leonie-ansems-de-vries-marta-welander/calais-demolition-mission-accom

Ansems De Vries, L., Welander, M., 2016. Refugees, Displacemen, and the European “Politics of Exhaustion”. Available online at: https://www.opendemocracy.net/mediterranean-journeys-in-hope/leonie-ansems-de-vries-marta-welander/refugees-displacement-and-europ