Author/s: Greg Irving, Davide Mosca
This paper is one of 19 background papers which have been prepared for the IOM, 2010 World Migration Report entitled the “Future of Migration: Building Capacities for Change”. The 2010 report focuses on likely future trends in migration and the capacities that will be required by States, regional and international organizations, civil society and the private sector to manage migration successfully over the coming decades.
Author/s: Ursula Karl-Trummer, Brigit Metzler, Sonja Novak-Zezula
A concept model presented in this paper introduces the concept of health care provision for undocumented migrants as a management strategy. Study cases from Australia and Italy are used to illustrate the concept.
Ensuring the right of migrant children to health care: The response of hospitals and health services
Author/s: Ana Isabel Fernandez Guerreiro, Fabrizio Simonelli, Rosa Gloria Suarez Lopez Vergara, Alberto Armas Navarro, Sara Darias Curvo, Anna Zapulla, Anders Hjern, Lynda Stokes, PJ. Boyle
In the context of migration of children, how do hospitals and health services respond to the needs and rights of children within the wider framework of child protection and healthcare provision? This paper deals with the response of hospitals and healthcare services to the right of migrant children to healthcare in relation to the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the holistic concept of health. On the one hand, the Convention on the Rights of the…Read more
Author/s: David Ingleby
This paper reviews the different kinds of research that are required in order to identify, analyse and remedy problems in the field of migrant health. It is divided into five sections: (1) Why is research on migrant health important? (2) What kinds of research are needed (3) Who carries out this research, what methods are involved, and what are the difficulties? (4) Research at the European (or global) level (5) Conclusions.
Developed within the…Read more
Cultural Competence and Training in Mental Health Practice in Europe: Strategies to Implement Competence and Empower Practitioners
Author/s: Rachid Bennegadi
This paper aims to highlight the common denominator of cultural training demands and responses of mental health professionals, regardess of the healthcare system, the Europen country of the migrant community concerned, as well as the basic elements to efficiently implement cultural competency within the mental healthcare setting.
Author/s: Anita Davies, Anna Basten, Chiara Frattini
This paper examines the relationship between migration and health from a human-rights and social equity based perspective. It discussed how migrationcan itself be seen as a determinant of migrants' health. Migrants are affected by social inequalities and are likely to go through several experiences during the migration process which puts their physical, mental and social well-being at risk. Migrants often face poverty and social exclusion, which has negative influences on…Read more