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Infectious diseases of Indochinese refugees

Miles J. Jones

Infectious diseases of Indochinese refugees

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Offprint taken from Mayo Clin. Proc., v.55, (1980), pp. 482-288.

StatementMiles J. Jones, John H. Thompson and Nelson S. Brewer. Infectious diseases of Indochinese refugees / Miles J. Jones, John H. Thompson and Nelson S. Brewer.
ContributionsThompson, John H., Brewer, Nelson S.
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Open LibraryOL16014592M

diseases came on Ma , when the Attorney General, acting on a request from the State Department to expedite the processing of Indochinese refugees, decided to lower the health qualifications for admitting designated refugees to our country. From this File Size: 25KB. “There is no doubt that infectious diseases are coming in with the refugees that we aren’t used to. There have been discussions on whether all refugees who come to Denmark should be screened," he added. At present Denmark doesn’t follow the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation to vaccinate incoming migrants, unlike some other European countries. Emerging Infections 5 is the fifth of an annual series of books based on ICAAC Symposia on Emerging Infections. It provides a complete and updated discussion of new and emerging infectious diseases, covering both basic science and clinical topics. The editors are in the forefront of the scientific and clinical communities dealing with emerging pathogens.


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Infectious diseases of Indochinese refugees by Miles J. Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Infectious Disease Problems in Indochinese Refugees. Jones MJ, et al: Infectious diseases of Indochinese refugees.

Mayo Clin Proc ; Refugee Resettlemens Resource Book Cited by: 5. Refugees and Infectious Diseases. Sean Joyce Sean Joyce | November 3, As violence continues to plague war-torn South Sudan, even after efforts at ceasefires, refugees continue to pour out of the world’s newest country into the surrounding region.

To date, up to 2 million displaced individuals have sought sanctuary in neighboring Uganda. Infectious Hepatitis. The prevalence of chronic infectious hepatitis (B and C) among Syrian refugees appears to be low.

In a recent cross-sectional survey of Syrian refugees residing in Iraq (N=), % (34/) were found to be infected with hepatitis B virus   More than million refugees were admitted to the United States during – The number of annual admissions was ∼70,–, before the 11 September terrorist attacks but subsequently decreased to Cited by:   An unprecedented rise in the number of asylum seekers and refugees was seen in Europe inand it seems that numbers are not going to be reduced considerably in Several studies have tried to estimate risk of infectious diseases associated with migration but only very rarely these studies make a distinction on reason for migration.

In these studies, Cited by:   This story was published on Nov. 29, Health Minister Jane Philpott says Syrian refugees with infectious diseases such as tuberculosis will not be denied entry to Canada.

The Indochinese refugees consisted of a number of different peoples, including the Vietnamese, the Sino-Vietnamese Hoa, Cambodians fleeing the Khmer Rouge and hunger, ethnic Laotians, Iu Mien, Hmong, other highland peoples of Laos, and Montagnard, the highland peoples of fled to nearby countries to seek temporary asylum and most requested.

Barry Dashefsky is a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist in Hillsborough, NJ. Find Dr. Dashefsky's phone number, address, insurance information, hospital affiliations and more.

Newly Arrived Immigrants & Refugees Michelle Russell Hollberg, Hope Pogemiller, Elizabeth D. Barnett More than 1 million immigrants obtained legal permanent resident status in the United States during fiscal year (FY) (October –September ).

Abstract. Introduction: Inthe Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases published guidelines on the post-arrival health assessment of recently arrived then, the number of refugees and asylum seekers reaching Australia has increased substantially (17 refugees in –16) and the countries of origin have by: 7.

Infectious Diseases Infectious diseases are frequently considered when evaluating refugees but pose variable risks to the patients, their close contacts, and the community.

Malaria, for example, is less likely to be a concern at this time due to presumptive pre-departure therapy provided to most refugees from endemic countries. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter Vol. 4, No. 19 October 1, Infectious Disease in Indochinese Refugees Robert P.

Gruninger, M.D. Associate Pathologist Director of Clinical A'licrobiology Laboratory Hennepin County Medical Center Minneapolis, Minnesota Some half-million Indochinese refugees have settled in the United States, most of them in the last three years (1).Author: Robert P.

Gruninger. Improved Overseas Medical Examinations And Treatment Can Reduce Serious Diseases In Indochinese Refugees Entering The United States The incidence of several serious and conta- gious diseases, such as tuberculosis, is far greater in Indochinese refugees resettling in this country than in the U.S.

population. Introduction: Inthe Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases published guidelines on the post-arrival health assessment of recently arrived refugees.

Since then, the number of refugees and asylum seekers reaching Australia has increased substantially (17 refugees in e16) and the countries of origin have changed. Over a month period, faecal and blood samples from Indochinese patients were examined for parasites at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA.

The commonest pathogenic protozoa were Giardia lamblia (in 15) and Entamoeba histolytica (6). Plasmodium falciparum occurred in 2 patients and P. vivax in one. A table of recommended drugs and dosages (adult and Cited by:   DGMQ works in the United States and overseas to promote the health of immigrants and refugees and keep infectious diseases out of the United States.

Domestically, IRMH collaborates with state and local health departments to improve the healthcare and monitoring of medical conditions in these populations after their arrival in the United States.

0 INSTITUT PASTEURELSEVIER Bull. Inst. Pasteur Paris96, REVIEW Control of infectious diseases in refugee and displaced populations in developing countries C. Paquet (l) and G. Hanquet c2) (I) Epicentre, 8 rue St Sabin, Paris, and (2) Wdecins Sam Frontitres, 94 rue Duprtf, Bruxelles Jette Large population displacements are always associated with a Cited by: Refugee health is the field of study on the health effects experienced by people who have been displaced into another country or even to another part of the world, as a result of unsafe circumstances such as war or ced populations' health is mainly affected by infectious disease, mental health, and chronic diseases that are uncommon in the country in.

Indochina is bleeding. Vietnam, Laos and Kampuchea discharge a massive flow of apparently permanent refugees, on a scale the world has not experienced since World War II. No end is in sight to the flow nor is any political solution visible. There is more to the outflow than the aftermath of war-prolonged, bitter and bloody as the Cited by: Increasing numbers of refugees from Burma (Myanmar) are resettling in Western countries.

We performed a retrospective study of Burmese refugees at an Australian teaching hospital. Of those tested, Helicobacter pylori infection affected 80%, latent tuberculosis 70%, vitamin D deficiency 37%, and strongyloidiasis 26%.

Treating these diseases can prevent long-term illness. From tonearlyIndochinese refugees were resettled in the United States. This paper examines patterns of fertility among these refugees from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam who have exhibited high levels of reproduction since their arr.

Keywords: Infectious diseases, Refugees, Asylum seekers, Migrants Background Inasylum applications in the EU+ region amounted to approximately mil-lion—a record since data collection began in and more than twice the number of applications in [1]. The available evidence on health problems among asylumCited by: "Dentists and dental groups in several states have recently expressed concern that the Indochinese refugees, 13% of whom are carriers of hepatitis B, represent a significant risk of hepatitis transmission to dental personnel.

Diseases of Refugees TB/Refugee Nurse Training November, Margaret Tipple, MD Outline • Locations of displaced populations ‐ • Refugee camps vs. non‐camp environments • Refugee arrivals in Virginia ‐ – By health district – By country of origin • Health risks by geographic region.

In the context of Syria's devastated health care infrastructure, we will discuss the spread of infectious diseases, particularly poliomyelitis, measles, and cutaneous leishmaniasis, among Syrian civilians, refugees, and citizens of neighboring countries, to examine what is nothing short of a regional, and arguably global, public health emergency.

Ann Intern Med. Aug;93(2) Indochinese refugees and infectious disease. Goodman RA, Dondero TJ Jr, Schultz MG, Giordano JF, Hopkins by: 1. Immigrant and refugee health: common infectious diseases. Rew KT, Clarke SL, Gossa W, Savin D. Immigrants and refugees are at risk of infectious diseases (IDs) that are rare in the United States.

Screening and treatment before entry into the United States are required for some of these diseases, whereas quarantine is mandated for by: 1. There's a growing health concern over illegal immigrants bringing infectious diseases into the United States. Approximatelylegal immigrants refugees come to the United States each year, and an additionalillegal immigrants enter annually, and three-quarters of these illegal immigrants come from Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and.

Measles was reported in 18 Syrian refugees inin88 inin and eight in (,). The Turkish Public Health. Many parasitic infections and other geographically restricted diseases occurring in refugees and immigrants are unfamiliar to health care J.

P., & Moser, R. Parasite screening and treatment among Indochinese refugees. Journal of the American Medical Association,Journal of Infectious Diseases, (2. In the late s, Vietnamese arrived in Australia by boat, fleeing persecution. Their arrival presented a challenge to politicians, but the way the Fraser government handled it, and the resettlement of tens of thousands more Indochinese refugees, marked a turning point in Australia's immigration : “In spite of the common perception of an association between migration and the importation of infectious diseases, there is no systematic association.” World Health Organization Tragically, while there have been some outbreaks of measles, polio, and other diseases in Syria, refugees are not spreading these diseases to Europe or the United.

Infectious diseases in refugees coming from Syria and Iraq to Lebanon Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Infectious Diseases 21(S1) April with 75 Reads. PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS • Use tuberculin skin testing alone or in conjunction with interferon-gamma release assay to screen children younger than 5 years for tuberculosis.

A • Include 2 evaluations for ova and parasites plus a complete blood count with differential when screening refugees for parasitic infections.

B • Screen all adolescent and adult refugees for. Epidemiology of infectious diseases in the country of origin : Infectious diseases of specific relevance to newly arrived migrants in the EU. 19 November 1. : Council of Europe: Resolution Migrants and refugees and the fight against Aids.

Healthy migrant effect: Process of self-selectionFile Size: 5MB. All photographs are copyrighted. InCanada’s largest reception and resettlement of refugees began.

From then through toclose toIndochinese refugees, including s in alone, came to Canada from Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos. We offer a range of information about that significant movement.

Contents: 1) Running on Empty – Book. Infectious Diseases and Refugee Health Infectious Disease. Nurse Epidemiologists investigate reports of communicable diseases.

P: F: Infectious Disease Services. Investigate reportable diseases; Manage and control disease outbreaks; Provide education to the public on infectious diseases and their control. The Infectious Disease Epidemiology Annual Report — which was published on J and provides data on the status of more than 50 infectious diseases in Germany during — offers the.

Infectious disease burden and vaccination needs have not been described among US asylees. Methods. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of asylees and refugees referred to the District of Columbia (DC) Department of Health screening program for an initial US medical screening during September –August Cited by:   Definition: This entry lists major infectious diseases likely to be encountered in countries where the risk of such diseases is assessed to be very high as compared to the United States.

These infectious diseases represent risks to US government personnel traveling to the specified country for a period of less than three years. Infectious Diseases • Burma not thought to be high risk area for neurocysticercosis • Consider known epidemiology but be prepared for surprises • T solium seroprevalence in refugees (ELISA)* – Burma (% – Laos (%).

AlmostSoutheast Asian refugees have arrived in the United States since While these refugees have not presented substantial public health problems, they have important personal health problems frequently requiring medical attention.

Medical care providers in this country need to be Cited by:   A high influx of refugees into any state can lay the ground for increases risk of communicable diseases or outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases.

With small Lebanese communities overwhelmed by the drastic increase in the population, public health services struggle to provide adequate health care, antibiotic treatments, immunizations, and.