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att använda dem. 11 Summary The mapping of the HIV/STI preventive work directed at migrants was done using questionnaires answered by respondents in the counties, the metropolitan municipalities and knowledge networks – which involves a number of counties. Non-profit organizations that had received grants from the Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease(More)
BACKGROUND Swedish law entitles asylum seekers to a voluntary health assessment and to "health care that cannot be postponed". The last expression suggests, however, restrictions on the entitlement, and what it may or may not include remains ultimately a decision for health professionals in the specific case. Indeed, the health assessment constitutes the(More)
BACKGROUND National statistics have shown that only about 40% of asylum seekers actually attend the optional health assessment offered upon their arrival in Sweden, but the reasons for this have not been fully explored. Health assessments for newly arrived asylum seekers have become a regular practice in most EU countries, but what is performed, how it is(More)
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