Tuberculosis Screening of Ukrainian Refugees in Portugal

Authors

  • Rita Ferro Serviço de Pneumologia. Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu. Viseu.
  • Mariana Vieira Instituto de Saúde Pública. Universidade do Porto. Porto.
  • Raquel Duarte Instituto de Saúde Pública. Universidade do Porto. Porto; Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho. Vila Nova de Gaia; Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar. Universidade do Porto. Porto. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2257-3099

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19720

Keywords:

Mass Screening, Portugal, Refugees, Tuberculosis/epidemiology, Ukraine

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References

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Operational data portal. Ukraine refugee situation. [cited 2022 Oct 19]. Available from: https://data2.unhcr.org/en/situations/ukraine.

European Union. Council Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/382 of 4 March 2022 establishing the existence of a mass influx of displaced persons from Ukraine within the meaning of Article 5 of Directive 2001/55/EC and having the effect of introducing temporary protection ST/6846/2022/INIT. 2022 [cited 2022 Oct 19]. Available from: https://eurlex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2022/382/oj.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)/World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO Europe). Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2022 – 2020 data. 2022. [cited 2022 May 08]. Available from: https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/tuberculosis-surveillance-and-monitoring-europe-2022-2020-data.

Linhas R, Oliveira O, Meireles P, Oliveira P, de Melo MB, Lourenço J, et al. Immigrants’ access to health care: problems identified in a high-risk tuberculosis population. Pulmonology. 2019;25:32-9.

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Published

2023-07-03

How to Cite

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Ferro R, Vieira M, Duarte R. Tuberculosis Screening of Ukrainian Refugees in Portugal. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 Jul. 3 [cited 2024 Apr. 25];36(7-8):535-36. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/19720

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