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In the past decade, a large influx of migrants presented in Europe. Their country of origin was mainly either Syria or Eritrea. Public health institutions in host countries in Europe are challenged to screen and care for migrant populations with regard to infectious diseases.
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Name: Travel medicine and infectious disease
Since 2008 Italy has been the destination of the 'central Mediterranean route', used by migrants to reach Europe. The aim of this study is to describe demographic characteristics and health problems o...
Frailty correlates with morbidity and is superior to chronological age in predicting mortality. Frailty of older migrants has important implications for the demands placed on healthcare systems. Exami...
Rates of migration to Europe, and within Europe, have increased in recent years, with considerable implications for health systems. Migrants in Europe face a disproportionate burden of tuberculosis, H...
The links between migration and health are well documented. Being a refugee exacerbates migrants' vulnerability through trauma and loss. The aim of this study is to identify sources of resilience, cop...
The ongoing economic and political crisis in Venezuela has resulted in a collapse of the healthcare system and the re-emergence of previously controlled or eliminated infectious diseases. There has al...
To evaluate the efficacy of a new screening for infectious diseases: tuberculosis, HIV, HBV and HCV, based on risk factors questionnaires (TB screen for tuberculosis and TROD screen for HI...
Since the beginning of the Syria conflict in March 2011, more than 10 million Syrians were forced to leave their homes and sought refuge in neighboring countries.
This study evaluates the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the SH+ in Syrian refugees with psychological distress in Turkey. Half of participants will receive Self Help Plus (SH+), w...
The infectious endocarditis is a grave infection the incidence of which is at present esteemed at 30-100 episodes by million inhabitants a year. This infection is marked with a heavy morb...
To implement Problem Management Plus (PM+) in Syrian refugees with this pilot study in Turkey with the aim of informing the definitive RCT about drop-out rates and estimated effect sizes.
An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut.
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens. When transmission is within the same species, the mode can be horizontal or vertical (INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, VERTICAL).
Bacterial vaccines prepared from non-pathogenic, autologous bacteria of human origin. In Eastern Europe they are used in humans to treat chronic inflammatory disorders that are resistant to standard treatments. Worldwide they have veterinary use in all types of infectious disease.
The amount time between exposure to an infectious agent and becoming symptomatic.
The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from one generation to another. It includes transmission in utero or intrapartum by exposure to blood and secretions, and postpartum exposure via breastfeeding.
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