IOM-MPI Issue in Brief No. 2 – Asian Labour Migrants and Health: Exploring Policy Routes

Author/s: Jaime Calderon, Barbara Rijks, Dovelyn Rannveig Agunias
Language: English
Publication Type: Policy brief(External)

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Migrant health issues have risen on the agenda of policymakers in the Asia-Pacific region in recent years, generating momentum at the very highest levels of government. The challenge now is how to translate this momentum into visible changes on the ground. Despite progress on both policy and programmatic fronts, Asian migrant workers continue to face challenges in accessing health facilities and services at all stages of migration – before departure, while in transit, at destination and upon return.

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International Organization for Migration, Migration Policy Institute