This year over 4,000 new refugees and humanitarian entrants will come to victoria from many parts of the world. Their health and wellbeing is often affected by their experiences of trauma and hardship as refugees, along with the many adjustments of resettlement. The Victorian Refugeee Health Network provides a forum for health and community services and practitioners to work collaboratively to adddress these needs.
- build the capicity of the victorian health sector to respond to health concerns experienced by people of refugee beckground and address health inequality
- support services to be more accessible to people fromm refugess background particularly in regional and outer metropolitan areas.
- improve service coordination for recent arrivals and those with more complex needs.