Situation and health care of refugees and migrants

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  • Missing Migrants Project Global Data Overview, January 2022 - December 2022 

    OIM (2023-06-21)
    In 2022, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project documented the deaths of 6,876 people during migration worldwide, an increase compared to the 6,083 recorded in 2021 and the highest death toll recorded since 2016. In total, the ...
  • Promoting the health of refugees and migrants: Experiences from around the world 

    World Health Organization (2023-03-02)
    This publication is a compendium of 49 country examples highlighting efforts in improving refugees’ and migrants’ health following the adoption of the WHO Global Action Plan on Promoting the health of refugees and migrants ...
  • Supporting healthcare access for refugees and migrants 

    The Lancet Infectious Diseases (2023-02-09)
    For a host country, managing a large influx of refugees and migrants is a complex task that requires strong political commitment, well-established policies, and structures in place. If giving incoming populations a home, ...
  • Global migration: Moral, political and mental health challenges 

    Jarvis, G. Eric; Kirmayer, Laurence J (2023-03-15)
    Global migration is expected to continue to increase as climate change, conflict and economic disparities continue to challenge peoples' lives. The political response to migration is a social determinant of mental health. ...
  • Migration and medical screening for tuberculosis 

    Silva, Denise Rossato; de Queiroz Mello, Fernanda Carvalho; Dockhorn Costa Johansen, Fernanda; Centis, Rosella; D’Ambrosio, Lia; Migliori, Giovanni Battista (2023-04-13)
    Vulnerable populations, such as migrants and refugees, have an increased risk of tuberculosis disease, especially in the first years after arrival in the host country. The presence of migrants and refugees in Brazil ...

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