Caring for a newly arrived Syrian refugee family

This practice article discusses preventive primary care for a newly arrived Syrian refugee family. The recommendations for preventive interventions have been adapted for newly arriving asymptomatic Syrian refugees from the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health (CCIRH) guidelines2 and other guidelines.  They take into account the findings of European surveillance reports, as Europe has received nearly 600 000 Syrian refugees in the past year alone. See: