Improving the health of migrants

Author/s: Kolitha Wickramage, Paul J Simpson, Kamran Abbasi
Language: English
Publication Type: Scientific Report (Journal)(External)

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The editorial piece tackles how anti-migrant rhetoric among politicians and media as well as the lack of or weak policy frameworks focusing on the healthcare access and coverage of labour migrants, internally displaced populations, and internal migrants contribute to the gaps in addressing the health needs of migrants and migrant populations. It notes that addressing these gaps remain to be a challenge among policymakers, practitioners, civil society, and researchers to ensure that migration and mobility are integrated in the health systems at the global, regional, and national levels.

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