Situation and health care of refugees and migrants
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A Path to Meeting the Medical and Mental Health Needs of Unaccompanied Children in U.S. Communities (2023-04-15)The number of immigrant children traveling to the United States without a parent or legal guardian has increased considerably over the last decade, reaching a historic high in 2022. When these children leave government ...
Access to Health Care for Migrants Along the Mexico-United States Border: Applying a Framework to Assess Barriers to Care in Mexico (2022-07-14)Migrants in Mexico are entitled to care at all levels, independently of their migration status. However, previous studies show that access to care is difficult for this population. As the movement of in-transit migrants ...
Factors associated with not receiving the primary series and booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine among Venezuelan migrants in Peru: A population-based cross-sectional study (2023-03-09)This was a cross-sectional study based on secondary data analysis of the 2022 Venezuelan Population Residing in Peru Survey. Our population included Venezuelan migrants and refugees over 18 years old living in Peru with ...
Association between Disability and Unmet Food Needs in the Venezuelan Migrant and Refugee Population: Analysis of a Population-Based Survey, 2022 (2023-03-29)In Peru, Venezuelan migrants and refugees have been exposed to food shortages before their emigration. This problem could have worse outcomes in vulnerable populations (such as people with disabilities); however, the ...
Multimorbidity and Disability Among Venezuelan Migrants: A Population-Based Survey in Peru (2021-08-27)The political and economic crisis in Venezuela has originated an unprecedented migration. As of November 2020, 1.04 million Venezuelans have moved to Peru. Understanding their health profile is needed to identify their ...