Author/s: J Friedland, S Hargreaves, L Jones, P Mladovsky, M Norredam, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
Identifying key migrant health issues and how to respond to them requires data. Health systems need migrant specific data to develop appropriate evidence-based services. Improving data collection on migrant health has the potential to be of major benefit for these communities but may be challenging due to their high mobility and a lack of availability of patient records across countries. Even more concerning is that data collected for health reasons may end up with immigration officials and…Read more
Author/s: Jennifer Hollings, Árpád Baráth, István Szilárd, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict
This document was presented during the Second Conference on Migrant Health in Europe held in Malmö, Sweden on 22 May 2008.
Jennifer Hollings, Migration Health, IOM Brussels
Árpád Baráth, University of Pécs
István Szilárd, University of Pécs
Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Migration Health Department, IOM