MIPEX Health Strand Country Report: United Kingdom

Author/s: IOM MHD RO Brussels (ed)
Language: English
Publication Type: Technical Report(External)

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This report was produced within the framework of the IOM’s EQUI-HEALTH project (Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups), in collaboration with Cost Action IS1103 ADAPT and the Migrant Policy Group (MPG), with the financial contribution of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Health, Food Safety (SANTE), through the Consumers, Health, Agriculture, and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA) and IOM. Full details of the research and its methodology are contained in Section I and II of the Summary Report.

'Equity' between migrants and nationals means that migrants are not disadvantaged with respect to nationals. This usually requires equal treatment, but where migrants have different needs it meands that special measures should be taken for them.


  1. Country data
  2. Migration background 
  3. Health system 
  4. Entitlement to health services: legal migrants, asylum seekers, undocumented migrants
  5. Policies to facilitate access
  6. Responsive to health services
  7. Measures to achieve change 
  8. Conclusions
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