Although the more than 6 million Afghan refugees represent the largest single group of refugees. worldwide, little informafion is available about their health status.
Case series assessing the health and socioeconomic status of female Afghan refugees and their families and the nutritional and developmental status of their children.
Fifty-one female Afghan refugees and their children accompanying them at a maternal child health clinic in Quetta, Pakistan.
All families had suffered serious losses from the war.
Thirty-three women (65%) had lost at least one liveborn child, most commonly to gastroenteritis, « hunger, » or neonatal tetanus.
Mots-clés Pascal : Réfugié, Afghanistan, Homme, Femelle, Enfant, Santé, Prévention, Epidémiologie, Mortalité, Nutrition, Article synthèse, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Refugee, Afghanistan, Human, Female, Child, Health, Prevention, Epidemiology, Mortality, Nutrition, Review, Asia
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0566025
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 09/06/1995.