Metas de Enfermería

Metas de Enfermería

MAYO 2001 N° 35 Volumen 4

Care program for the refugees of kosovo. The Australian experience

Section: Ethics and Society

How to quote

Orb A et al. Programa asistencial para los refugiados de Kosovar: la experiencia australiana. Metas de Enfermería may 2001; 4(4): 39-44

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GPO Box 1987. Perth, Western Australia 6845

Contact email: orba@nursing.curtin.edu.au


The aim of this paper is to describe the experience of health professional in making preparations for receiving the refugees from Kosovo. During this visit, physical resources, materials and the health care were made available to this group in order to provide temporary relief from health problems. Some aspects of this work plan and the role of multicultural community mental health nursing are discussed in this article.


Refugees; Mental Health; refugee program; Nursing role

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Programa asistencial para los refugiados de Kosovar. La experiencia australiana