Research by subject areas F - I

  • Family Violence

    1. Dahlen, H. G., et al. (2018).  "The relationship between intimate partner violence reported at the first antenatal booking visit and obstetric and perinatal outcomes in an ethnically diverse group of Australian pregnant women: a population-based study over 10 years." BMJ Open 8(4): e019566  
    2. Fisher, C. (2011). "Implications of participation and equality in the research process for health promotion practice: domestic violence as an example." Health Promot J Austr 22(2): 119-123
    3. Fisher, C. (2013). "Changed and changing gender and family roles and domestic violence in African refugee background communities post-settlement in Perth, Australia." Violence Against Women19(7): 833-847
    4. Gagnon, A. J. and D. E. Stewart (2014). "Resilience in international migrant women following violence associated with pregnancy." Arch Womens Ment Health17(4): 303-310
    5. Hicks MH, et al. (2021). “Attitudes towards gender roles and prevalence of intimate partner violence perpetrated against pregnant and postnatal women: Differences between women immigrants from conflict-affected countries and women born in Australia.” PLoS One. 16(7):e0255105. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255105.
    6. Ogunsiji, O., et al. (2012). "Suffering and smiling: West African immigrant women's experience of intimate partner violence." J Clin Nurs 21(11-12): 1659-1665  
    7. Pokharel B, et al. (2021). “A Systematic Review of Culturally Competent Family Violence Responses to Women in Primary Care.” Trauma Violence Abuse. 15248380211046968. doi: 10.1177/15248380211046968.
    8. Rees, S. J., et al. (2019). "Prevalence and Risk Factors of Major Depressive Disorder Among Women at Public Antenatal Clinics From Refugee, Conflict-Affected, and Australian-Born Backgrounds." JAMA Netw Open 2(5): e193442.   
    9. Salter, M. (2014). "Multi-perpetrator domestic violence." Trauma Violence Abuse15(2): 102-112
    10. Satyen, L., et al. (2020). "The Royal Commission into Family Violence: Trends in the Reporting of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking Behavior." J Interpers Violence: 886260519897341.
    11. Taft A, et al. (2021). "HARMONY: a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial of a culturally competent systems intervention to prevent and reduce domestic violence among migrant and refugee families in general practice: study protocol." BMJ Open. 11(7):e046431.
    12. Vaughan, C., et al. (2015). "ASPIRE: A multi-site community-based participatory research project to increase understanding of the dynamics of violence against immigrant and refugee women in Australia." BMC Public Health15: 1283
    13. Zannettino, L. (2012). "" . . . There is no war here; it is only the relationship that makes us scared": factors having an impact on domestic violence in Liberian refugee communities in South Australia." Violence Against Women18(7): 807-828


    Female Circumcision

    1. Davis, G. and J. Jellins (2019). "Female genital mutilation: Obstetric outcomes in metropolitan Sydney." Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 59(2): 312-316.
    2. Diaz MP, et al. (2021). “Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Education for Midwives and Nurses as Informed by Women's Experiences: Protocol for an Exploratory Sequential Mixed Methods Study.” JMIR Res Protoc. 10(10):e32911. doi: 10.2196/32911.
    3. Isaacs, D. and B. Tobin (2017).  "Female genital mutilation and the role of health-care practitioners." J Paediatr Child Health 53(6): 523-524  
    4. Mathews, B. (2011). "Female genital mutilation: Australian law, policy and practical challenges for doctors." Med J Aust194(3): 139-141
    5. Njue, C., et al. (2019). "Preventing female genital mutilation in high income countries: a systematic review of the evidence." Reprod Health 16(1): 113.
    6. Ogunsiji, O., et al. (2018).  ""You take the private part of her body, ... you are taking a part of her life": Voices of circumcised African migrant women on female genital circumcision (FGC) in Australia." Health Care Women Int 1-22  
    7. Rouzi, A. A. and F. Alturki (2015). "Female genital mutilation/cutting: an update." Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol42(3): 300-303
    8. Shahid, U., and A. Rane. (2017). "African, male attitudes on female genital mutilation: an Australian survey." J Obstet Gynaecol.  Jun 20:1-6
    9. Todkari, N. (2018).  "Female genital mutilation: an update for primary health-care professionals." J Prim Health Care 10(2): 110-113  
    10. Turkmani, S., et al. (2018).  "Maternity care experiences and health needs of migrant women from female genital mutilation-practicing countries in high-income contexts: A systematic review and meta-synthesis." Birth Mar;46(1):3-14 
    11. Turkmani, S., et al. (2020). "Understanding the Experiences and Needs of Migrant Women Affected by Female Genital Mutilation Using Maternity Services in Australia." Int J Environ Res Public Health 17(5).
    12. Varol, N., et al. (2014). "Female genital mutilation/cutting--towards abandonment of a harmful cultural practice." Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol54(5): 400-405
    13. Varol, N., et al. (2017). "Evidence-based policy responses to strengthen health, community and legislative systems that  care for women in Australia with female genital mutilation / cutting." Reprod Health. 14(1):63.
    14. Zurynski, Y., et al. (2015). "Female genital mutilation and cutting: a systematic literature review of health professionals' knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice." BMC Int Health Hum Rights15: 32
    15. Zurynski, Y., et al. (2017). " for Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit Female Genital Mutilation Study Steering Committee. Female genital mutilation in children presenting to Australian Paediatricians." Arch Dis Child.  102(6):509-515


    Gender Identity

    1. Hamidi N, et al. (2021). “"My father told me 'child, there is no son in this house, so you should wear these boy clothes'": perspectives on gender norms, roles, and bacha posh among Afghan migrant women in Melbourne, Australia.” J Migr Health. 4:100064.

    Health Promotion and Health Literacy

    1. Abdi I, et al. (2020). "Evaluating the health literacy demand and cultural appropriateness of online immunisation information available to refugee and migrant communities in Australia." Vaccine. 38(41):6410-6417.
    2. Addo, I. Y., et al. (2019). "Determinants of post-migration changes in dietary and physical activity behaviours and implications for health promotion: Evidence from Australian residents of sub-Saharan African ancestry." Health Promot J Austr 30 Suppl 1: 62-71.
    3. Arora, A., et al. (2018).  "Adaptation of child oral health education leaflets for Arabic migrants in Australia: a qualitative study." BMC Oral Health 18(1): 10
    4. Au, M., et al. (2019). "A model explaining refugee experiences of the Australian healthcare system: a systematic review of refugee perceptions." BMC Int Health Hum Rights 19(1): 22.
    5. Babatunde-Sowole, O. O., et al. (2020). "Health screening and preventative health care in refugee women: A qualitative analysis." Contemp Nurse: 1-18.
    6. Bartlett, R., et al. (2020). "Empathy and journey mapping the healthcare experience: a community-based participatory approach to exploring women's access to primary health services within Melbourne's Arabic-speaking refugee communities." Ethn Health: 1-17.
    7. Byrow, Y., et al. (2020). "Perceptions of mental health and perceived barriers to mental health help-seeking amongst refugees: A systematic review." Clin Psychol Rev 75: 101812.
    8. Carrigan, C. (2014). "Flying under the radar: the health of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia." Aust Nurs Midwifery J 21(9): 22-27
    9. Chaudhry, S. I., et al. (2011). "Racial disparities in health literacy and access to care among patients with heart failure." Journal of Cardiac Failure17(2): 122-127
    10. Cheng, I. H., et al. (2015). "Importance of community engagement in primary health care: the case of Afghan refugees." Aust J Prim Health21(3): 262-267
    11. Compton, S., et al. (2010). "Identification of barriers to medication adherence in a Latino population." Research In Social & Administrative Pharmacy6(4): 365-371
    12. Dahl, T. F., et al. (2014). "Health literacy in patients with chronic hepatitis B attending a tertiary hospital in Melbourne: a questionnaire based survey." BMC Infect Dis14: 537
    13. Dougherty, L., et al. (2020). "Access to appropriate health care for non-English speaking migrant families with a newborn/young child: a systematic scoping literature review." BMC Health Serv Res 20(1): 309.
    14. Due, C., et al. (2020). "Understanding oral health help-seeking among Middle Eastern refugees and asylum seekers in Australia: An exploratory study." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 48(3): 188-194.
    15. Duell-Piening, P., et al. (2013). "Victorian refugee health network." Aust Nurs J20(9): 49
    16. Elshahat, S. and T. Moffat (2020). "Dietary practices among Arabic-speaking immigrants and refugees in Western societies: A scoping review." Appetite: 104753.
    17. Elshahat S, Newbold KB. (2021). "Physical activity participation among Arab immigrants and refugees in Western societies: A scoping review." Prev Med Rep. 22:101365.
    18. Fernandes, S., et al. (2015). "What makes people sick? Burmese refugee children's perceptions of health and illness." Health Promot Int30(1): 151-161
    19. Fisher, C. (2011). "Implications of participation and equality in the research process for health promotion practice: domestic violence as an example." Health Promot J Austr22(2): 119-123
    20. Francis KL., et al. (2017). "The effects of a culturally-tailored campaign to increase blood donation knowledge, attitudes and intentions among African migrants in two Australian States: Victoria and South Australia."  PLoS One. 2017 Nov 30;12(11):e0188765.
    21. Gallegos, D., et al. (2020). "The effectiveness of living well multicultural-lifestyle management program among ethnic populations in Queensland, Australia." Health Promot J Austr.
    22. Gibbs, L., et al. (2014). "An exploratory trial implementing a community-based child oral health promotion intervention for Australian families from refugee and migrant backgrounds: a protocol paper for Teeth Tales." BMJ Open 4(3): e004260
    23. Grant, J., et al. (2013). "An investigation of culturally competent terminology in healthcare policy finds ambiguity and lack of definition." Aust N Z J Public Health37(3): 250-256
    24. Gunaratnam, P., et al. (2013). "Evaluation of a multilingual oral health DVD for newly arrived refugees." Health Promot J Austr24(2): 159
    25. Hartley L., et al. (2017). "Exploring physical activity engagement and barriers for asylum seekers in Australia coping with prolonged uncertainty and no right to work. Health Soc Care Community. 2017 Jan 30.
    26. Halliday, J. A., et al. (2014). "Developing programs for African families, by African families: engaging African migrant families in Melbourne in health promotion interventions." Fam Community Health37(1): 60-73
    27. Hancock, P., et al. (2009). "Evaluation of the Integrated Services Pilot Program from Western Australia." Evaluation and Program Planning32(3): 238-246
    28. Henderson, S. and E. Kendall (2011). "'Community navigators': making a difference by promoting health in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Logan, Queensland." Aust J Prim Health17(4): 347-354
    29. Heywood, A. E. and R. Lopez-Velez (2019). "Reducing infectious disease inequities among migrants." J Travel Med 26(2)
    30. Kong, K. L., et al. (2020). "Factors influencing the uptake of influenza vaccine vary among different groups in the hard-to-reach population." Aust N Z J Public Health 44(2): 163-168.
    31. Mansour R, et al. (2021). "Food Insecurity and Food Label Comprehension among Libyan Migrants in Australia." Nutrients. 13(7):2433. doi: 10.3390/nu13072433.
    32. Mond, J., et al. (2020). "Self-recognition of trauma-related psychopathology and help-seeking among resettled Iraqi refugees in Australia." Transcult Psychiatry: 1363461520901635.
    33. Monani D, et al. (2021). "Building equitable health and social policy in Australia to improve immigrant health literacy." Health Promot J Austr. 32(2):152-154. doi: 10.1002/hpja.481. Epub 2021 Mar 22.
    34. Joshi, S., et al. (2014). "Differences in health behaviours between immigrant and non-immigrant groups: a protocol for a systematic review." Syst Rev3: 61
    35. Joshua, P., et al. (2015). "Prioritizing vulnerable children: why should we address inequity?" Child Care Health Dev41(6): 818-826
    36. Levin-Zamir, D., et al. (2017).  "Health Literacy in Selected Populations: Individuals, Families, and Communities from the International and Cultural Perspective." Stud Health Technol Inform 240(392-414)  
    37. Martin TJ., et al. (2017). “A two-way street: reciprocal teaching and learning in refugee health.”  Aust Health Rev. 2017 Sep 28. doi: 10.1071/AH17055.
    38. Murray, S. B. and S. A. Skull (2005). "Hurdles to health: immigrant and refugee health care in Australia." Australian Health Review29(1): 25-29
    39. Mwanri, L., et al. (2020). "Health Literacy Environment of Breast and Cervical Cancer among Black African Women Globally: A Systematic Review Protocol of Mixed Methods." Int J Environ Res Public Health 17(9)
    40. Njue, C., et al. (2019). "Preventing female genital mutilation in high income countries: a systematic review of the evidence." Reprod Health 16(1): 113.
    41. Peterson, P. (2020). "Patients." Aust J Prim Health.
    42. Renzaho, A. M. N. (2017).  "Dissecting and customising the Childhood Obesity Prevention Advisory Council (COPAC): the development and application of a community engagement framework to improve childhood obesity prevention among migrant populations." Glob Health Action 10(1): 1321822  
    43. Riggs, E., et al. (2014). "Working better together: new approaches for understanding the value and challenges of organizational partnerships." Health Promot Int29(4): 780-793
    44. Riggs, E., et al. (2014). "Assessing the cultural competence of oral health research conducted with migrant children." Community Dent Oral Epidemiol42(1): 43-52
    45. Riggs, E., et al. (2015). "Promoting the inclusion of Afghan women and men in research: reflections from research and community partners involved in implementing a 'proof of concept' project." Int J Equity Health14: 13
    46. Roth P, et al. (2021). "Knowledge and perceptions around self-management of type 2 diabetes among a Sudanese community in Australia: A qualitative study." Health Promot J Austr. doi: 10.1002/hpja.535.
    47. Shahin W, et al. (2021). “The effect of acculturation and harm beliefs on medication adherence on Middle Eastern hypertensive refugees and migrants in Australia.” Int J Clin Pharm. 43(5):1283-1292. doi: 10.1007/s11096-021-01248-9.
    48. Sheikh, M. and C. R. MacIntyre (2009). "The impact of intensive health promotion to a targeted refugee population on utilisation of a new refugee paediatric clinic at the children's hospital at Westmead." Ethn Health14(4): 393-405
    49. Stanzel, K. A., et al. (2020). "'Not everybody is an internet person': Barriers for menopause-related health literacy among immigrant women from the Horn of Africa nations." Health Promot J Austr.
    50. van Wyk, S. and R. D. Schweitzer (2014). "A systematic review of naturalistic interventions in refugee populations." J Immigr Minor Health16(5): 968-977
    51. Walker, R., et al. (2015). "Social connectedness and mobile phone use among refugee women in Australia." Health Soc Care Community23(3): 325-336
    52. Wiley, G., et al. (2018).  "Developing Written Information for Cancer Survivors from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds: Lessons Learnt." Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs 5(1): 121-126  
    53. Wollersheim, D., et al. (2013). "Constant connections: piloting a mobile phone-based peer support program for Nuer (southern Sudanese) women." Aust J Prim Health19(1): 7-13
    54. Yelland, J., et al. (2015). "Bridging the Gap: using an interrupted time series design to evaluate systems reform addressing refugee maternal and child health inequalities." Implement Sci10: 62


    Helicobacter Pylori

    1. Abdul Rahmin N.R., et al. (2017). "Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori infection in newly arrived refugees attending the Migrant Health Service, South Australia". Helicobacter22(2).
    2. Broussard, C. S., et al. (2009). "Antibiotics taken for other illnesses and spontaneous clearance of Helicobacter pylori infection in children." Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety18(8): 722-729
    3. Cherian, S., et al. (2008). "Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in a high-prevalence pediatric population: a comparison of 2 fecal antigen testing methods and serology." Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition47(2): 130-135
    4. Cherian, S., et al.(2010). "Associations between Helicobacter pylori infection, co-morbid infections, gastrointestinal symptoms, and circulating cytokines in African children." Helicobacter15(2): 88-97
    5. Cherian, S., et al. (2008). "The epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in African refugee children resettled in Australia." Medical Journal of Australia189(8): 438-441
    6. Cherian, S., et al. (2009). "Helicobacter pylori, helminth infections and growth: a cross-sectional study in a high prevalence population." Acta Paediatrica98(5): 860-864
    7. Schulz, T. R., et al. (2014). "Using stool antigen to screen for Helicobacter pylori in immigrants and refugees from high prevalence countries is relatively cost effective in reducing the burden of gastric cancer and peptic ulceration." PLoS One9(9): e108610



    1. Ash, T., et al. (2018).  "Hepatitis B contact tracing: what works?" Aust J Prim Health 2018 Oct 9. doi: 10.1071/PY17087. [Epub ahead of print] 
    2. Benson, J. and W. Donohue (2007). "Hepatitis in refugees who settle in Australia." Aust Fam Physician36(9): 719-727
    3. Caruana, S. R., et al. (2005). "Knowledge about hepatitis and previous exposure to hepatitis viruses in immigrants and refugees from the Mekong Region." Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health29(1): 64-68
    4. Cowie, B. (2011). "The linguistic demography of Australians living with chronic hepatitis B." Aust N Z J Public Health35(1): 12-15
    5. Dahl, T. F., et al. (2014). "Health literacy in patients with chronic hepatitis B attending a tertiary hospital in Melbourne: a questionnaire based survey." BMC Infect Dis14: 537
    6. Gibney, K. B., et al. (2008). "Isolated core antibody hepatitis B in sub-Saharan African immigrants." Journal of Medical Virology80(9): 1565-1569
    7. Goldwater, P. N. (2013). "Iatrogenic blood-borne viral infections in refugee children from war and transition zones." Emerg Infect Dis19(6)
    8. Guirgis, M., et al. (2012). "Barriers faced by migrants in accessing healthcare for viral hepatitis infection." Intern Med J42(5): 491-496
    9. Guirgis, M., et al. (2012). "General practitioners' knowledge and management of viral hepatitis in the migrant population." Intern Med J42(5): 497-504
    10. Italiano, C. M., et al. (2011). "Hepatitis B outbreak following a mass-casualty incident, Australia." J Infect Dis204(3): 400-407
    11. Jimenez, G., et al. (2013). "B alert: hepatitis B virus infection in children in Victoria." J Paediatr Child Health49(3): E213-216
    12. Leder, K. (2013). "Public health management of hepatitis B virus contacts." Med J Aust198(7): 366
    13. MacLachlan, J. H. and B. C. Cowie (2018).  "Cultural and linguistic diversity of people living with chronic hepatitis B in 2011-2016: changing migration, shifting epidemiology." Aust N Z J Public Health 42(5): 441-443  
    14. Mascarenhas, L. and D. B. Mak (2014). "An audit of chronic hepatitis B contact tracing in metropolitan Western Australia." Aust Fam Physician43(3): 137-141
    15. Noureddin, M. and R. Gish (2014). "Hepatitis delta: epidemiology, diagnosis and management 36 years after discovery." Curr Gastroenterol Rep16(1): 365
    16. Owiti, J. A., et al. (2015). "Illness perceptions and explanatory models of viral hepatitis B & C among immigrants and refugees: a narrative systematic review." BMC Public Health15: 151
    17. Robotin MC, et al. (2021). "Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer: Community Awareness, Knowledge and Beliefs of Middle Eastern Migrants in Sydney, Australia." Int J Environ Res Public Health. 18(16):8534.
    18. Robotin, M. C., et al. (2014). "Community-based prevention of hepatitis-B-related liver cancer: Australian insights." Bull World Health Organ92(5): 374-379
    19. Schulz TR., et al. (2017). “Hepatitis B among immigrants from Myanmar: Genotypes and their clinical relevance.”  J Med Virol. 2017 Sep 8. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24939.
    20. Sievert, K., et al. (2018).  "Engaging new refugee in Australian communities at risk for chronic hepatitis B infection into care: A peer-educator intervention." Health Soc Care Community 2018 Jul 10. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12602. [Epub ahead of print] 
    21. Sievert K., et al. (2017). "Barriers to Accessing Testing and Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis B in Afghan, Rohingyan, and South Sudanese Populations in Australia. J Immigr Minor Health. Jan 24.
    22. Subramaniam, K., et al. (2012). "Hepatitis B status in migrants and refugees: increasing health burden in Western Australia." Intern Med J42(8): 880-886
    23. Turnour, C. E., et al. (2011). "Prevalence of chronic hepatitis B in South Western Sydney: evaluation of the country of birth method using maternal seroprevalence data." Aust N Z J Public Health35(1): 22-26
    24. Vu, L. H., et al. (2012). "Hepatitis B knowledge, testing, and vaccination among Chinese and Vietnamese adults in Australia." Asia Pac J Public Health24(2): 374-384
    25. Williams, S., et al. (2011). "Hepatitis B prevention in Victoria, Australia: the potential to protect." Euro Surveill16(22)


    HIV and Sexual Health

    1. Agu, J., et al. (2016). "Migrant Sexual Health Help-Seeking and Experiences of Stigmatization and Discrimination in Perth, Western Australia: Exploring Barriers and Enablers." Int J Environ Res Public Health.  11;13(5).
    2. Alvarez-Del Arco, D., et al. (2012). "HIV testing and counselling for migrant populations living in high-income countries: a systematic review." Eur J Public Health
    3. Aung, E., et al. (2017).  "Interventions for Increasing HIV Testing Uptake in Migrants: A Systematic Review of Evidence." AIDS Behav 21(10): 2844-2859  
    4. Aziz, M. and K. Y. Smith (2012). "Treating women with HIV: is it different than treating men?" Curr HIV/AIDS Rep9(2): 171-178
    5. Blondell, S. J., et al. (2015). "Barriers and Facilitators to HIV Testing in Migrants in High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review." AIDS Behav19(11): 2012-2024
    6. Botfield, J. R., et al. (2016).  "Young people from culturally diverse backgrounds and their use of services for sexual and reproductive health needs: a structured scoping review." Sex Health 13(1):1-9  
    7. Botfield, J. R., et al. (2017). "Drawing them in: professional perspectives on the complexities of engaging 'culturally diverse' young people with sexual and reproductive health promotion and care in Sydney, Australia."  Cult Health Sex. 2017 Apr;19(4):438-452.
    8. Botfield, J. R., et al. (2018).  "Using Digital Storytelling to Promote the Sexual Health and Well-Being of Migrant and Refugee Young People: A Scoping Review." Health Education Journal 77(7): 735-748
    9. Botfield, J. R., et al. (2018).  "Learning about Sex and Relationships among Migrant and Refugee Young People in Sydney, Australia: 'I Never Got the Talk about the Birds and the Bees'." Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning 18(6): 705-720  
    10. Crawford, G., et al. (2016). "The influence of population mobility on changing patterns of HIV acquisition: lessons for and from Australia." Health Promot J Austr
    11. Davies, M.-A., et al. (2009). "Detection of tuberculosis in HIV-infected children using an enzyme-linked immunospot assay." AIDS23(8): 961-969
    12. Dean, J., et al. (2012). "Hidden yet visible: methodological challenges researching sexual health in Sudanese refugee communities." Cult Health Sex 14(8): 911-924
    13. Dean, J., et al. (2017). "Sexual health knowledge and behaviour of young Sudanese Queenslanders: a cross-sectional study." Sex Health. Jan 20
    14. Dean, J., et al. (2017). "Intergenerational variation in sexual health attitudes and beliefs among Sudanese refugee communities in Australia".Cult Health Sex. 2017 Jan;19(1):17-31.
    15. Drummond, P. D., et al. (2011). "Using peer education to increase sexual health knowledge among West African refugees in Western Australia." Health Care Women Int32(3): 190-205
    16. Drummond, P. D., et al. (2008). "HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes among West African immigrant women in Western Australia." Sex Health5(3): 251-259
    17. Dune, T. and V. Mapedzahama (2017).  "Culture Clash: Shona (Zimbabwean) Migrant Women's Experiences with Communicating about Sexual Health and Wellbeing across Cultures and Generations." Afr J Reprod Health 21(1): 18-29  
    18. Ellawela, Y., et al. (2017).  "Contraceptive use and contraceptive health care needs among Sri Lankan migrants living in Australia: Findings from the understanding fertility management in contemporary Australia survey." Sex Reprod Healthc 12(70-75)  
    19. Gifford, S. M., et al. (1998). "Risking for protection: discourses around 'safe sex' among Chilean, Turkish and second-generation Greek women living in Melbourne, Australia." Ethn Health3(1-2): 95-116
    20. Gurry, G. A., et al. (2015). "Latent infection in HIV-positive refugees and other immigrants in Australia." Med J Aust202(5): Ii-iii
    21. Guy, R., et al. (2011). "Re-testing for chlamydia at sexual health services in Australia, 2004-08." Sex Health8(2): 242-247
    22. Guy, R. J., et al.(2011). "Chlamydia trends in men who have sex with men attending sexual health services in Australia, 2004-2008." Sex Transm Dis38(4): 339-346
    23. Hawkey,A.J., et al. (2017). "Regulation and Resistance: Negotiation of Premarital Sexuality in the Context of Migrant and Refugee Women." J Sex Res.  6:1-18.
    24. Hawkey, A. J., et al. (2019). "Negotiating sexual agency in marriage: The experience of migrant and refugee women." Health Care Women Int 40(7-9): 870-897.
    25. Herrmann, S., et al. (2012). "The impact of visa status and Medicare eligibility on people diagnosed with HIV in Western Australia: a qualitative report." Sex Health9(5): 407-413
    26. Hoad, V. C. and A. Thambiran (2012). "Evaluating the chlamydia and gonorrhoea screening program in the Humanitarian Entrant Health Service, Western Australia." Med J Aust197(1): 47-49
    27. Hosseinzadeh, H., et al. (2012). "Perceived stigma and social risk of HIV testing and disclosure among Iranian-Australians living in the Sydney metropolitan area." Sex Health9(2): 171-177
    28. Lemoh, C., et al. (2008). "Working with West African migrant communities on HIV prevention in Australia." Sex Health5(4): 313-314
    29. Lemoh, C., et al. (2009). "Delayed diagnosis of HIV infection in Victoria 1994 to 2006." Sex Health6(2): 117-122
    30. Lemoh, C. N., et al.(2010). "African Australians living with HIV: a case series from Victoria." Sex Health7(2): 142-148
    31. Maheen H, et al. (2021). “Sexual and reproductive health service utilisation of adolescents and young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds in high-income settings: a qualitative evidence synthesis (QES).” Sex Health. 18(4):283-293. doi: 10.1071/SH20112.
    32. Medland, N. A., et al. (2018).  "Incident HIV infection has fallen rapidly in men who have sex with men in Melbourne, Australia (2013-2017) but not in the newly-arrived Asian-born." BMC Infect Dis 18(1): 410  
    33. Mengesha, M.S., et al. (2017). "Refugee and migrant women's engagement with sexual and reproductive health care in Australia: A socio-ecological analysis of health care professional perspectives." PLoS One.  20;12(7)
    34. Mengesha, M. S., et al. (2017). "Challenges in the Provision of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care to Refugee and Migrant Women: A Q Methodological Study of Health Professional Perspectives." J Immigr Minor Health.  Jun 15
    35. Mengesha, Z. B., et al. (2018).  "Talking about sexual and reproductive health through interpreters: The experiences of health care professionals consulting refugee and migrant women." Sex Reprod Healthc 16(199-205)  
    36. Mengesha, Z. B., et al. (2018).  "Preparedness of Health Care Professionals for Delivering Sexual and Reproductive Health Care to Refugee and Migrant Women: A Mixed Methods Study." Int J Environ Res Public Health 15(1):  
    37. Metusela, C., et al. (2017). ""In My Culture, We Don't Know Anything About That": Sexual and Reproductive Health of Migrant and Refugee Women." Int J Behav Med.  Jun 15
    38. McMahon, T. and P. R. Ward (2012). "HIV among immigrants living in high-income countries: a realist review of evidence to guide targeted approaches to behavioural HIV prevention." Syst Rev1: 56
    39. McMichael, C. and S. Gifford (2010). "Narratives of sexual health risk and protection amongst young people from refugee backgrounds in Melbourne, Australia." Cult Health Sex12(3): 263-277
    40. McPherson, M. E., et al. (2011). "Using HIV notification data to identify priority migrant groups for HIV prevention, New South Wales, 2000-2008." Commun Dis Intell Q Rep35(2): 185-191
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    Immigration, Demography, Settlement, Social Inclusion, Cultural Values

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    Immunisation and Vaccine Preventable Diseases

    1. Abdi I, et al. (2020) Evaluating the health literacy demand and cultural appropriateness of online immunisation information available to refugee and migrant communities in Australia. Vaccine. 2020 Sep 22;38(41):6410-6417. 
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    5. Heywood, A. E. (2018).  "Measles: a re-emerging problem in migrants and travellers." J Travel Med 25(1):  
    6. Joshua, P. R., et al. (2013). "Australian population cohort study of newly arrived refugee children: how effective is predeparture measles and rubella vaccination?" Pediatr Infect Dis J32(2): 104-109
    7. Khandaker, G., et al. (2014). "Surveillance for congenital rubella in Australia since 1993: cases reported between 2004 and 2013." Vaccine32(50): 6746-6751
    8. Kiang, K. M., et al. (2018).  "No jab, no record: Catch-up vaccination of children in immigration detention." J Paediatr Child Health 54(4): 348-350
    9. Kong, K. L., et al. (2020). "Factors influencing the uptake of influenza vaccine vary among different groups in the hard-to-reach population." Aust N Z J Public Health 44(2): 163-168.
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    Interpreters and Communication

    1. Alananzeh, I., et al. (2018).  "Arab-migrant Cancer Survivors' Experiences of Using Health-care Interpreters: A Qualitative Study." Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs 5(4): 399-407  
    2. Bissoonauth, A. (2018).  "Language Practices and Attitudes of Australian Children of Indian Descent in a Primary Education Setting." International Journal of Multilingualism 15(1): 54-71  
    3. Boylen, S., et al. (2020) “Impact of professional interpreters on outcomes for hospitalized children from migrant and refugee families with limited English proficiency: a systematic review.” JBI Evid Synth. 2020 Jul;18(7):1360-1388.
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    6. Butow, P., et al. (2011). "Grappling with cultural differences; communication between oncologists and immigrant cancer patients with and without interpreters." Patient Educ Couns84(3): 398-405
    7. Butow, P. N., et al. (2011). "Interpretation in consultations with immigrant patients with cancer: how accurate is it?" J Clin Oncol29(20): 2801-2807
    8. Butow, P. N., et al. (2012). "A bridge between cultures: interpreters' perspectives of consultations with migrant oncology patients." Support Care Cancer20(2): 235-244
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