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Gynecology - Obstetrics FORM_“PHILOS – Emergency health response to refugee crisis”
Γυναικολογική/μαιευτική φόρμα
Greek
Questionnaire-Medical record
Medical history form for women in Greek. The form includes the following sections i.e. The form includes the following sections i.e. Service Provider Information, Patient medical history, Family medical history, Previous pregnancy history, Current pregnancy history, Follow-up for pregnancy. The medical history form has been designed in the contect of a programme of the Greek Ministry of Health, implemented by the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP). It’s a new approach of the Greek Republic to address on the refugee crisis, by fulfilling the sanitary and psychosocial needs of people living in the open camps. The programme PHILOS introduces a comprehensive approach regarding the provision of health services to refugee’s population and also reinforces the capacity of National Health System to respond to the extra demand of health services as a whole.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Medical protocol for sexual violence_Medecins Sans Frontieres
Medical protocol for sexual violence_Medecins Sans Frontieres
English
Educational booklet
Medical protocol for sexual violence in English. The document provides an overview of the medical interventions required as part of the care for victims of sexual violence and specific for women/girls and men/boys. Each medical intervention links to a treatment protocol sheet, which highlights indications, contraindications, dosages and considerations. The cases covered are presented as follows: HIV prevention, profylaxis of STIs, pregnancy, emergency contraceptives, termination of pregnancy, tetanus prophylaxis, hepatitis B prophylaxis, physical injuries. The document has been produced by the Medecins Sans Frontieres in In collaboration with the working groups HIV/AIDS, paediatrics, vaccination and the pharma netwok, coordinated with Clinical guidelines.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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2015 Ottawa Syrian Refugee Template Initial Intake Assessment Infant and Toddler (Age 0-4)
2015 Ottawa Syrian Refugee Template Initial Intake Assessment Infant and Toddler (Age 0-4)
English
Questionnaire-Medical record
Medical history form for infants in English. The form has been designed by the "Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario" for Syrian refugees reaching Canada. The template of this medical history form can be used by health professionals in Europe, as well. The medical history form includes the following sections: Pregnancy and Birth History, Developmental history, Medications (including vitamins, non-prescription and herbal medicines), Immunization status, Dental care.
Children-Adolescents
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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2015 Ottawa Syrian Refugee Template Initial Intake Assessment Child (Age 5-11)
2016 Ottawa Syrian Refugee TemplateInitial Intake Assessment Child (Age 5-11)
English
Questionnaire-Medical record
Medical history form for children in English. The form has been designed by the "Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario" for Syrian refugees reaching Canada. The template of this medical history form can be used by health professionals in Europe, as well. The medical history form includes the following sections: Pregnancy and Birth History, Developmental history, Medications (including vitamins, non-prescription and herbal medicines), Immunization status, Dental care.
Children-Adolescents
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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2015 Ottawa Syrian Refugee Template Initial Intake Assessment Adolescent (Age 12-17)
2016 Ottawa Syrian Refugee Template Initial Intake Assessment Adolescent (Age 12-17)
English
Questionnaire-Medical record
Medical history form for adolescents in English. The form has been designed by the "Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario" for Syrian refugees reaching Canada. The template of this medical history form can be used by health professionals in Europe, as well. The medical history form includes the following sections: Pregnancy and Birth History, Developmental history, Medications (including vitamins, non-prescription and herbal medicines), Immunization status, Dental care.
Children-Adolescents
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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A guide for health professionals working with immigrant and refugge children and youth
A guide for health professionals working with immigrant and refugge children and youth
English
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Online resources in English. This guide has been developed by the Canadian Pediatric Society in the context of the program Caring for Kids new to Canada. It includes information regarding the following thematic units: assessment and screening, medical conditions, mental health and development, health promotion, culture and health, health system navigation and education/advocacy. Recommendations, usefull resources, tools, ppt presentations and other types of educational materials are provided for its subunit to support health professionals towards each domain related with the daily clinical practice.
All migrants/refugees
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Essential obstetric and newborn care_Practical guide for midwives, doctors with obstetrics training and health care personnel who deal with obstetric emergencies
Soins obstétricaux et néonatals essentiels_Guide pratique à l’usage des sages-femmes, médecins spécialisés en obstétrique et personnel de santé devant faire face à des urgences obstétricales
English, French
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Online resources in English and French: The medical guidance include the following thematic units: Diagnosing and monitoring pregnancy, bleeding during the first half of pregnancy, pathologies during pregnancy and pregnancy related disorders, normal delivery and procedures related to vaginal delivery, special deliveries, labour dystocia and malpresentations, third stage of labour, intrauterine procedures, newborn care in the maternity hospital, postpartum/postnatal period, termination of pregnancy on request. The medical guidance has been developped by the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Its content is based on based on scientific data collected from MSF’s experience, the World Health Organisation, other renowned international medical institutions and medical and scientific journals.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Council on Community Pediatrics Immigration Toolkit
Council on Community Pediatrics Immigration Toolkit  
English
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Toolkit: This toolkit has been designed to provide practical information and resources for pediatricians to address common matters related to immigrant child health. The toolkit includesteh following thematic units: clinical guidelines, vaccinations, mental health, social services, language services and interpretation.
Children-Adolescents
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Improving the health care of pregnant refugee and migrant women and newborn children
Improving the health care of pregnant refugee and migrant women and newborn children
English
Educational booklet
Technical guidance: This technical guidance has been developed by the World Health Organization to identify problems and entry points for interventions for maternal and newborn health in refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Gender based violence - Manual__“PHILOS – Emergency health response to refugee crisis”
Gender based violence - Manual and gender-based violence Questionnaire__“PHILOS – Emergency health response to refugee crisis”
English
Handbook-Guidelines
Gender based violence - Manual in English. HIV infection and transmission of other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is a common consequence of rape. Trafficking victims have a higher risk of becoming infected by HIV/AIDS and other STIs. This manual contains recommendations on the following sectors related with such medical conditions i.e. medical procedure, clinical examination, emergency treatment, monitoring process etc. This material have been designed in the contect of a programme of the Greek Ministry of Health, implemented by the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP). It’s a new approach of the Greek Republic to address on the refugee crisis, by fulfilling the sanitary and psychosocial needs of people living in the open camps. The programme PHILOS introduces a comprehensive approach regarding the provision of health services to refugee’s population and also reinforces the capacity of National Health System to respond to the extra demand of health services as a whole.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Gender based violence Questionnaire__“PHILOS – Emergency health response to refugee crisis”
Gender based violence Questionnaire__“PHILOS – Emergency health response to refugee crisis”
English
Questionnaire-Medical record
Gender based violence - Manual, History and examination form and Questionnaire in Greek and English. HIV infection and transmission of other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is a common consequence of rape. Trafficking victims have a higher risk of becoming infected by HIV/AIDS and other STIs. The questionnaire include questions to examine the possibility of a gender-based violence episode within the last year. This material has been have been designed in the contect of a programme of the Greek Ministry of Health, implemented by the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP). It’s a new approach of the Greek Republic to address on the refugee crisis, by fulfilling the sanitary and psychosocial needs of people living in the open camps. The programme PHILOS introduces a comprehensive approach regarding the provision of health services to refugee’s population and also reinforces the capacity of National Health System to respond to the extra demand of health services as a whole.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Gender based violence - History and examination form__“PHILOS – Emergency health response to refugee crisis”
Έμφυλη Βία - Φόρμα ιστορικού και εξέτασης
English, Greek
Questionnaire-Medical record
Gender based violence - Manual, History and examination form and Questionnaire in Greek and English. HIV infection and transmission of other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is a common consequence of rape. Trafficking victims have a higher risk of becoming infected by HIV/AIDS and other STIs. The History and Examination Form include questions related with physical violence, medical conditions after a gender-based violence episode etc. This material has been designed in the contect of a programme of the Greek Ministry of Health, implemented by the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP). It’s a new approach of the Greek Republic to address on the refugee crisis, by fulfilling the sanitary and psychosocial needs of people living in the open camps. The programme PHILOS introduces a comprehensive approach regarding the provision of health services to refugee’s population and also reinforces the capacity of National Health System to respond to the extra demand of health services as a whole.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Health of refugee and migrant children
Health of refugee and migrant children
English
Educational booklet
Technical guidance: This technical guidance has been developed by the World Health Organization to identify problems and entry points for interventions for childrens in refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region.
Children-Adolescents
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Vulnerability screening tool for refugees, migrants and asylum seekers
Vulnerability screening tool for refugees, migrants and asylum seekers
English
Questionnaire-Medical record
Screening tool: This screening tool on identifying and addressing situations of vulnerability intends to help guide and inform frontline workers and decision-makers on the relevance of vulnerability factors to detention decisions, referrals to alternatives to detention, open reception facilities, community-based placement and support options, in the context of asylum and migration procedures and systems.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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CDC’s Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System
CDC’s Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System
English
Questionnaire-Medical record
Questionnaire: There are core questions that are asked by all states. The core portion of the questionnaire includes questions about the following: Attitudes and feelings about the most recent pregnancy, Preconception care, Content of prenatal care, Medicaid and WIC participation, Breastfeeding, Cigarette smoking and alcohol use, Health insurance coverage, Physical abuse, Infant health care, Contraceptive use
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Instrument for broadened risk assessment in antenatal health care including non-medical issues
Instrument for broadened risk assessment in antenatal health care including non-medical issues
English
Article
Article: The article presents a non-invasive, standardized instrument for comprehensive antenatal risk assessment. This is a universal risk screening instrument which incorporates recent evidence on non-medical risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes and enables systematic risk management in an integrated antenatal health care setting.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Guide - live healthy, stay healthy (Ethno-Medizinisches Zentrum e.V. Hannover)
Wegweiser gesund leben, gesund bleiben (Ethno-Medizinisches Zentrum e.V. Hannover)
English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Turkish, Spanish, Polish, Vietnamese
Handbook-Guidelines
Handbook: This is a handbook for health professionals providing recommendations, among others on child and women's health. Available in 10 languages.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Refugee Toolbox (MedBox - The Aid Library)
Refugee Toolbox (MedBox - The Aid Library)
English
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Online available library with handbooks that concentrates almost 600 documents in 16 languages to support and develop health professionals' health awareness among migrants and refugees and to improve integrative processes from broadly health-related perspective. It covers the following thematic areas: health guidelines for screening, general health, mental health, pediatrics, women/pregnancy, vaccination, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, unaccompanied refugee minors, reproductive health, sexual violence, dental health. Bold indicates which thematic area is relevant with this roadmap topic. Founded and continually supported by 25 German humanitarian organisations and institutions
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Materials and Resources - Portal by the Cooperative for Health Equality
Materialien - Kooperationsverbund Gesundheitliche Chancengleichheit
English, German
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Online resources: Usefull tools and information on the health promotion strategies and tools for disadvantages people including migrants/refugees
Children-Adolescents
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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EUR HUMAN: Primary Health Care for Refugees
EUR HUMAN: Primary Health Care for Refugees
English, Greek, German, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Online course, composed by 8 modules, addressing the main issues of primary health care for refugees and other migrants as follows: Health monitoring, acute and infectious diseases and vaccination; Legal aspects regarding PHC for refugees and other migrants; Provider – patient interaction; Mental health and psychological support; Sexual and reproductive health; child health; Chronic diseases, health promotion and prevention
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Victorian Refugee Health Network
Victorian Refugee Health Network
English
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Online library containing resources, policy documents, reports, weblinks and pages relating to refugee health. To search for content please use the advanced search features to the right of this text. Click the coloured boxes below to access popular categories visited in our library. The fields covered are as follows; mental health, oral health, sexual and reproductive health, nutrition, domestic violence, child and adolescent health, language services, maternal and child health
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Asylum seekers, refugees and people from Emerging communities: Health issues, inequalities and barriers in Kirklees
Asylum seekers, refugees and people from Emerging communities: Health issues, inequalities and barriers in Kirklees
English
Article
Article: This is a report prepared by Kirklees healthwatch with the scope of identifying health issues, inequalities and barriers in Kirklees. It focuses on asylum seekers, refugees and people from emerging communities. It provides a visual mindmap on the issues affecting these groups tapping into areas such as language, mental health, women and children, system difficulties and cultural differences. The key conclusions include among others, a need for good communication, a need for more staff/service providers to have cultural awareness training, more information to migrants and more assistance on the financial hardships that these groups face.
All migrants/refugees
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Key steps for maternal and newborn health care in Humanitarian Crisis WHO
Key steps for maternal and newborn health care in Humanitarian Crisis WHO
English
Handbook-Guidelines
Guidelines by maternal and newborn health experts as well as reproductive health experts coordinating and assisting with emergency care during the humanitarian crisis. It highlights some important aspects of emergency care related to pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care.
Women
Health professional
Maternal and child health
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Community based infant and young child feeding
Community based infant and young child feeding
English
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Online resources in English: This link provides a large amount of booklets, materials and other useful resources that can be used by health professionals in migrant/refugee women for pregnancy and lactation life stages.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Slovenian health system navigation guide for migrants
Vodnik po slovenskem zdravstvenem sistemu za migrante
English, Slovenian
Educational booklet
Educational booklet in English and Slovenian language about health literacy and understandng the health system in Slovenia. _The educational material has been developped in the context of the " Common Approach for REfugees and other migrants’ health project-CARE" project which aimed at promoting a better understanding of refugees and migrants’ health condition as well as at supporting the adaptation of the appropriate clinical attitude towards refugees and migrants’ health needs and in particular towards the health needs of fragile subgroups, such as minors, pregnant women and victims of violence. Among the main results of the project was the provision of more appropriate health care deliveries, increased control of infectious disease risk at the early phase of migrant’s care and better taking care of migrants’ health over the European territory. women and victims of violence. Its main results included more appropriate health care deliveries, increased control of infectious disease risk at the early phase of migrant’s care and better taking care of migrants’ health over the European territory will have been obtained.
All migrants/refugees
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Croatian health system Navigation guide for international protection applicants, asylees and persons under the subsidiary protection
Vodic kroz hrvatski zdravstveni sustav za tražitelje medunarodne zaštite, azilante i strance pod supsidijarnom zaštitom
English, Croatian
Educational booklet
Educational booklet in English and Croatian language about health literacy and understandng the health system in Croatia_The educational material has been developped in the context of the " Common Approach for REfugees and other migrants’ health project-CARE" project which aimed at promoting a better understanding of refugees and migrants’ health condition as well as at supporting the adaptation of the appropriate clinical attitude towards refugees and migrants’ health needs and in particular towards the health needs of fragile subgroups, such as minors, pregnant women and victims of violence. Among the main results of the project was the provision of more appropriate health care deliveries, increased control of infectious disease risk at the early phase of migrant’s care and better taking care of migrants’ health over the European territory. women and victims of violence. Its main results included more appropriate health care deliveries, increased control of infectious disease risk at the early phase of migrant’s care and better taking care of migrants’ health over the European territory will have been obtained.
All migrants/refugees
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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REFUGEE AIDAPP (REFAID app)
REFUGEE AIDAPP (REFAID app)
English
Application
App: The Refugee Aid App mobile app has been developped by the Medecins du Monde. This app shows migrants, refugees and aid workers where services are closest to them on a map with a very simple interface in 19 countries: United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Belgium, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Romania, Croatia, Hungary, Holland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Malta, Turkey and the United States. Categories, content: Legal/Admin/Info; Food; Shelter; Water; Parent and children; Unaccompanied children; Women; Health
All migrants/refugees
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Maternal Health_A multilingual guide for migrants.
Informationen und Ansprechpartner Ein mehrsprachiger Wegweiser für Migrantinnen (German), صحة الأم - دليل متعدد اللغات للمهاجرين (Arabic),Tendurustiyê dayikî _A rêberê pirzimanî ji bo koçberan (Kurdish), Здоровье матери - многоязычное руководство для мигрантов (Russian), Матерњи Здравље_А вишејезични водич за мигранте (Serbo-Croatian), Anne Sağlık - Göçmenler için çok dilli bir rehber (Turkish)
English, Arabic, German, Kurdish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Turkish
Educational booklet
Educational Booklet: This booklet has been developed by the Ethno-Medizinisches Zentrum and covers the following thematic units: pregnancy, childbirth, after childbirth, breastfeeding and contraception and glossary. This booklet has been developped to support migrant/refugee women regarding various medical terms related with conditions such as pregnancy and lactation.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Do not shake babies! (TK-Landesvertretung Thüringen)
Babys nicht schüttlen! (TK-Landesvertretung Thüringen)
English, Arabic, German, Russian, Turkish
Leaflet-Brochure
Brochure with information on how to treat newborn children and general do's and dont's in possible first time situations. Available in 5 languages.
Children-Adolescents
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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10 opportunities for your child (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung)
10 Chancen für Ihr Kind (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung)
English, Arabic, German, Russian, Turkish
Leaflet-Brochure
Brochure with information on the first 10 general medical checkups in the first months/years for children and which tests and precautions they encompass. Available in 5 languages.
Children-Adolescents
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Tips for hygiene - The easy way to stay healthy (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung)
Ganz einfach gesund bleiben: Tipps für das Hygieneverhalten (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung)
English, Arabic, German, Russian, Turkish
Leaflet-Brochure
Brochure with information on general hygiene for children and how to prevent infectious diseases. Available in 5 languages
Children-Adolescents
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Short. Brief. Info for Parents (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung)
Kurz. Knapp. Elterninfo (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung)
English, Arabic, German, Russian, Turkish
Leaflet-Brochure
Brochure with information and practical tips on things that often concern young families regarding the day-to-day care of their infant or toddler. Available in 5 languages.
Children-Adolescents
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Smoke-free cars (Geschäftsstelle der Drogenbeauftragten der Bundesregierung)
Rauchfrei unterwegs (Geschäftsstelle der Drogenbeauftragten der Bundesregierung)
English, Arabic, German, Russian, Turkish
Leaflet-Brochure
Brochure with information on the negative consequences of smoking in closed spaces and cars with children nearby. Available in 5 languages.
Children-Adolescents
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Head lice… what should be done? (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung)
Kopfläuse… was tun? (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung)
English, Arabic, German, Russian, Turkish
Leaflet-Brochure
Brochure with information on the treatment of head lice. Available in 5 languages.
Children-Adolescents
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Online Guide for Asylum Seekers - Portal by the Federal Health Ministry of Germany
Online-Ratgeber für Asylsuchende - Portal des Bundesministerium für Gesundheit
English, German
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Online resources: Contains various links, resources and information for asylum seekers covering great part of health topics and frequent questions on the following thematic areas: vaccination, initial medical examination and treatment, children and adolescents' health, protection from diseases, pregnancy.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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My body and I - podcast tool!
Mein Körper und ich
Arabic
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Website: This website provides podcast in arabish about prevention against Violence against women and children, menstrual cycle, pregnancies in austria, genital mutilations and other topics women need to be informed about
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Zanzu, my body in words and images
Zanzu, mon corps en mots et en images
English, Arabic, Bulgarian, German, French, Romanian, Russian, Turkish, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Albanian, Persian
Online resources (website, e-learning platform)
Online resources: It includes images and information on various languages for children and adolescents to teach them about sexual health and issues related with the human body.
Children-Adolescents
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Sex - or + free ? N°1 HIV: Why? How?
Sexe : + ou – libre ? » VIH : Pourquoi ? Comment ?
French
Audio-Visual material
Audio/Visual material: This website includes videos and images for children and adolescents to teach them about HIV/AIDS, sexual health and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.
Children-Adolescents
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Female Exam and Pap Smear
Female Exam and Pap Smear
English, Arabic, French, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, Spanish, Ukrainian, Somali, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: This six-page illustrated handout educates women about the female exam and pap smear, which are regular health exams and tests they should have. It discusses the female pelvic exam to check for diseases of the vagina, cervix, uterus, and ovaries, the breast exam, and the pap smear, which checks for cancer of the cervix. The document provides a brief step-by-step explanation of what will happen during the tests, identifies when women should have their first pap smear, and clarifies that patients should ask their doctor how often the test should be done, based on age and health history
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Breastfeeding - Best for baby and mum
Breastfeeding - Best for baby and mum
English, Arabic, Chinese, Serbian, Spanish, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: A translated fact sheet about breatsfeeding. It outlines its added advantages for the baby as well as the mother.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Eating well for a pregnancy: tips to get enough folic acid and iodine (video)
Eating well for a pregnancy: tips to get enough folic acid and iodine (video)
English, Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Thai
Audio-Visual material
Video: This video Explains how good nutrition during pregnancy will help to keep a developing baby and its mother healthy. The need for certain nutrients, such as iron, iodine and folic acid is stressed upon.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Breastfeeding - is my baby getting enough milk?
Breastfeeding - is my baby getting enough milk?
English, Arabic, Chinese, Serbian, Spanish, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: Information on how women can tell if their babies are getting enough milk.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Folic acid and pregnancy (video)
Folic acid and pregnancy (video)
English, Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai
Audio-Visual material
Video: This video explains the importance of folic acid to the healthy development of babies in early pregnancy
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Healthy eating for pregnancy: in pictures
Healthy eating for pregnancy: in pictures
English, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: Gives information on how healthy eating in pregnancy means lots of fruit, vegetables and foods with calcium, protein and iron and how sugary, fatty foods must be avoided. Talks about water intake as well.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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How Breastfeeding Works
How Breastfeeding Works
English, Arabic, Farsi, Korean, Vietnamese
Educational booklet
Educational booklet: Breastfeeding booklets in 8 languages featuring side-by-side Language/English Translation. Good for health professionals and mothers to read together.The information is clear, in easy to read, non-medical language and is detailed enough but brief.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Water - the drink for children
Water - the drink for children
English, Arabic, Croatian, Turkish, Chinese, Spanish, Bosnian, Somali, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: Explains importance of water & milk, which are said to be the only drinks children need to stay hydrated and healthy. Adequate hydration is particularly important in children, who can quickly fall ill when dehydrated. Why water is the best and how to encourage water drinking in children
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Smoking and Pregnancy
Smoking and Pregnancy
English, Arabic, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Bosnian, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet with information to the effects of tobacco smoke on unborn babies, including information on how to quit smoking.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Babies from birth to crawling - birth to 9 months
Babies from birth to crawling - birth to 9 months
English, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Dari, Burmese, Punjabi
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: this leaflet explains the various stages of a baby's development as well as how to keep it safe.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Depression During Pregnancy and Early Parenthood
Depression During Pregnancy and Early Parenthood
English, Arabic, Turkish, Chinese, Farsi, Serbian, Spanish, Bosnian, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Brochure: Translated information about depression in pregnancy and early parenthood, including signs and symptoms of depression, causes of depression, treatment options, coping strategies, and how to find help.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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A Healthy Pregnancy
A Healthy Pregnancy
English, Greek, Farsi, Nepali, Dari, Burmese, Karen, Amharic, Kinyarwanda, Hakha Chin
Leaflet-Brochure
Brochure: This five-page handout educates women about things they can to do have a healthy pregnancy. It discusses doctor appointments, what to eat and drink and what to avoid, healthy weight gain during pregnancy, medicine and prenatal vitamins, not smoking, drinking, or taking drugs, exercise and sleep, safety, and planning what to bring to the hospital and what to have at home for the baby.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Changes to Your Baby and Your Body During Pregnancy
Changes to Your Baby and Your Body During Pregnancy
English, Arabic, French, Japanese, Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese, Chinese, Traditional (Cantonese dialect), Chinese, Simplified (Mandarin dialect)
Leaflet-Brochure
Brochure: This six-page handout educates women about changes to their baby and their body during each trimester of pregnancy. It defines the first trimester as lasting from conception to week 16, the second trimester from week 16 to 28, and the third trimester from week 28 to 40. For each trimester, it identifies changes to the baby's body, functions, sensitivities, movements and behavior, and size and appearance over time. The document explains that hormonal changes in the mother's body affect almost every organ in the body, and discusses specific physical changes the mother experiences during each trimester, listing common changes and effects of pregnancy and clarifying those symptoms for which a doctor should be called.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Your Recovery After Vaginal Birth
Your Recovery After Vaginal Birth
English, Arabic, French, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Bosnian, Somali, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: This eight-page handout educates women about their recovery in the hospital after vaginal birth, as well as home care. It discusses changes in the woman's body, activity, diet, peri care, showering, and managing cramping and pain, including pain management guidelines for the perineal area. The document includes recommendations for going home from the hospital, listing activities to limit or avoid, and identifying those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Tips for Good Oral Health During Pregnancy
Tips for Good Oral Health During Pregnancy
English, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: This two-page tip sheet provides information and resources to help women take care of their oral health during pregnancy. Topics include getting oral health care, practicing good oral hygiene, eating healthy foods, and practicing other healthy behaviors. The tip sheet also encourages women to take care of their infant’s gums and teeth, ask their pediatric health professional to check their infant’s mouth starting at age 6 months, and provide a referral to a dentist for urgent care. A list of resources is included.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Concerns and Discomforts of Pregnancy
Concerns and Discomforts of Pregnancy
English, Arabic, French, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: This ten-page handout educates women about discomforts they may experience as their body changes during pregnancy. It identifies and explains common concerns and discomforts of pregnancy, making recommendations for possible treatment and clarifying those symptoms for which a doctor should be called. The document discusses nausea, exercise, energy and sleep, oral health, headaches and dizziness, nose stuffiness and nosebleeds, skin, hair and nails, breasts that are tender or leak milk, urinating often or urine leaks, vaginal drainage, constipation or diarrhea, hemorrhoids, back pain and leg cramps, varicose veins, swelling of hands and feet, cold, flu, or a virus, abdominal pain or contractions, sexual activity, changes in mood and memory, and food cravings and aversions.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy
Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy
English, Arabic, French, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: This six-page handout educates women about nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, which is known as morning sickness. It provides recommendations for things women can do to feel better if they have morning sickness. The document identifies symptoms of dehydration, for which a doctor should be called immediately, clarifying that if the mother does not have enough fluid it can be harmful to her and her baby.
Women
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Maternal and child health
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Vaccinations for Pregnant Women
Vaccinations for Pregnant Women
English, Arabic, French, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese
Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: This one-page handout educates women about vaccinations they may or may not need during pregnancy. It identifies eleven vaccinations and provides details about their level of necessity, safety and risk factors, and includes guidance for when during the pregnancy the woman should receive each vaccination, the number of doses needed, and the timeline for administering all doses. It recommends that women who are pregnant consult with their healthcare provider about risk for infection and need for particular vaccines
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy
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Leaflet-Brochure
Leaflet: This two-page handout educates women who are pregnant about the dangers of high blood pressure to themselves and their unborn babies.
Women
Migrant/refugee
Maternal and child health
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