Tools for everyday work

Tools such as apps, websites, checklists and brochures offer support in taking diversity into account, overcoming communication barriers and ensuring appropriate care for migrants.

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Tools for healthcare professionals

In order to be able to respond to the special features of healthcare for migrants, healthcare professionals need migration-specific healthcare information.
You can find relevant tools such as apps, websites, checklists and brochures here.

Relevant publications

Publications for professionals

Medbox is an open source library to promote quality in international emergency medical aid. MEDBOX bundles relevant, practice-oriented and high-quality documents, guidelines and training materials. The Refugee Toolbox contains information on health c…

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Tools for comprehension and communication

When communicating with patients with a migrant background, communication difficulties can arise that make it difficult to provide appropriate care and treatment.
Tools such as apps, websites, checklists and brochures offer support in taking diversity into account and overcoming communication barriers.

Relevant publications

Publications for professionals
medilang pro

Question-answer sets for patient discussions on symptoms, anamnesis, diagnostics and first aid. In the source languages German and English. Enables patient conversations in the following languages: Arabic, French, Farsi/Persian/Dari, German, Polish, Portug…

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Tools for patients

For patients with a migrant background, the Swiss healthcare system and healthcare information in the Swiss national languages can be difficult to understand.
Tools such as apps, websites, checklists and brochures help them to understand health information and findings.

Relevant publications

Public Information
Health Guide to Switzerland

The new Health Guide provides information about prevention, health insurance and medical care. It explains the rights and duties of patients and the legal basis of the healthcare system. It also contains information about important medical facilities and a…

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Public Information
Medic-Help Asyl - Health information for asylum seekers

The Federal Office for Public Health website Medic-Help Asyl provides asylum-seekers with information about the major infectious diseases, mental-health problems and pregnancy, together with support services and health promotion measures. The information w…

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