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What: The Istanbul Protocol, Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, is an international document that defines ethical codes and legal proceedings related to assessments of human rights violations.

Organization: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Organization: Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)


What: "The mission of the Society of Asylum Medicine (SAM) is to create a community of physicians, mental health providers, and other caregivers, as well as legal and human rights professionals who work with individuals seeking asylum. Our goal is to promote collaboration, an exchange of ideas, scholarship, and advocacy among clinicians and their partners involved in asylum medicine."

Organization: Society of Asylum Medicine (SAM)

What: EthnoMed is Harborview Medical Center’s ethnic medicine website containing medical and cultural information about immigrant and refugee groups.

Organization: EthnoMed

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