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Medical needs of adolescent refugees resettling in Western Australia
  1. Kajal Hirani1,2,
  2. Donald N Payne1,2,
  3. Raewyn Mutch1,2,3,4,
  4. Sarah Cherian2,4
  1. 1 Department of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  2. 2 Division of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  3. 3 Telethon Kids Institute, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  4. 4 Refugee Health Service, Department of General Paediatrics, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kajal Hirani, Department of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA 6008, Australia; kajal.hirani{at}research.uwa.edu.au

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  • Contributors KH conceptualised and designed the study, collected data, conducted statistical analyses, drafted the initial manuscript and reviewed and revised the manuscript. SC, DNP and RM conceptualised and designed the study, supervised data collection, and critically reviewed and revised the manuscript.

  • Funding KH is the recipient of the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Scholarship 2018 (Royal Australasian College of Physicians NHMRC awards for excellence), the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation Fellowship 2016–2017 and the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation Seeding Grant (ID No: 9546).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval PMH Human Research Ethics Committee (2014052EP) and University of WA Ethics Committee (RA/4/1/7370).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement There are no additional unpublished data from this research study.

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  • Contributors KH conceptualised and designed the study, collected data, conducted statistical analyses, drafted the initial manuscript and reviewed and revised the manuscript. SC, DNP and RM conceptualised and designed the study, supervised data collection, and critically reviewed and revised the manuscript.

  • Funding KH is the recipient of the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Scholarship 2018 (Royal Australasian College of Physicians NHMRC awards for excellence), the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation Fellowship 2016–2017 and the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation Seeding Grant (ID No: 9546).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval PMH Human Research Ethics Committee (2014052EP) and University of WA Ethics Committee (RA/4/1/7370).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement There are no additional unpublished data from this research study.

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