Main Topics

Main objectives and topics

Existing knowledge  

  • To explore the research-base - identifying the best available, contemporary research on the health needs, prevention, early intervention and amelioration of refugee children and youth 
  • To determine drivers and impact of violence on displaced children and youth

Clinical practice 

  • To raise awareness in child care professionals of physical, mental, behavioural and developmental health issues and needs of displaced children 
  • To determine the role of paediatricians in the care of displaced children
  • To identify tools for an efficient, equal and child rights based clinical practice 


  • To disseminate displaced children health needs and inequalities to child care professions /sectors and children care stake holders 


  • To develop inter-sectoral strategic responses to improve the current care for displaced children
  • To propose policies aiming at improving the implementation of protection, promotion and participation rights of children