Refugee doctors can do valuable work in European host countriesBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7177.196a (Published 16 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:196
- Thomas Wenzel, Secretary
- WPA Section on Psychological Aspects of Persecution and Torture, University Hospital for Psychiatry, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
EDITOR—In their editorial Berlin et al emphasised the importance of finding new approaches to integrate medical doctors living as refugees in European host countries.1 In a project developed during the war in neighbouring Yugoslavia, the Austrian Board of Psychotherapy set up a pilot training programme for doctors and psychologists from Bosnia-Hercegovina who had been forced to flee the country. Participants underwent two years …
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