Timothy Mutuerandu

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recognizes 43.7 million forcibly displaced persons and asylum seekers due to conflict and persecution worldwide. Neurological disorders have rarely been described in displaced persons but likely pose a significant burden of disease. We describe the disease spectrum and health service utilization of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the range and burden of health services utilization among Iraqi refugees receiving health assistance in Jordan, a country of first asylum. METHODS Medical conditions, diagnosed in accordance with the tenth revision of the International classification of diseases, were actively monitored from 1 January to 31 December 2010 using a(More)
Iraqi refugees seeking health and humanitarian assistance in Jordan (Table I). The majority of cases were in middle-aged adults (Table II). There were 106 individuals with vulnerability status, including serious medical condition (n  98), disability (n  10), woman at risk (n  10), specific legal and physical protection needs (n  7), older person at risk(More)
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