Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Jill Benson

Email: jill.benson@adelaide.edu.au
AM MBBS, DCH, FACPsychMed, MPH, is Director, Health in Human Diversity unit, Discipline of General Practice, university of Adelaide, Senior Medical Officer, Migrant Health Service, Adelaide and Medical Director, Kakarrara Wilurrara Health Alliance.

A brief experience for medical students in a remote Aboriginal community

The health of the Australian population has improved since the 1980s. However, the gap in mortality between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the rest of the population has not...

Low levels of vitamin B12 can persist in the early resettlement of refugees: symptoms, screening and monitoring

Approximately 13,750 refugees come to Australia from resource-poor and war-torn countries each year.1 Recent national and international studies have reported high levels of vitamin B12 (B12...

Chronic suppurative otitis media and cholesteatoma in Australia’s refugee population

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 65–330 million people worldwide are affected by CSOM, the majority in the developing world.2 In Britain, 0.9% of children and 0.5% of adults have...

Vitamin B12 deficiency Why refugee patients are at high risk

Vitamin B12 is one of the most complex vitamins. The measurement of serum levels and the significance of the results are much debated in the literature.


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