Special Issue "Migrant Health 2012"

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A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2012)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Sian Meryl Griffiths
Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Website: http://www.sphpc.cuhk.edu.hk/cms/content/view/205/80/lang,en/
Interests: health policy; equity and health: migration as a focus; community based health systems; health in student populations

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Dear Colleagues,

Migration is a significant global challenge for public health in the 21st century. The International Organization on Migration (IOM) estimates that one in thirty-five people in the world are migrants. Reasons for migration are multifarious, involving any kind of movement of populations, with direct implications for the health of migrants and health systems alike. Internal migration such as rural-to-urban migration, cross border migration in increasingly transnational societies, and international migration in an age of a global economy are all distinct areas for public health research.

As a global health issue, at the root of migration is social, political and economic development. This is seen in migrant communities throughout the world, from factory cities in mainland China to new Latino immigrant communities in the United States. From a global perspective migration not only affects how individuals access health services but has implications on a wider scale: health security, infectious disease, health equity, health policy and law, provision of primary care, and the environment. Intergenerational research of migrants ensure that migrant health is long-term and interdisciplinary topic.

This special issue uses different global perspectives to shed light on major challenges of immigrant health and solutions in developing and developed countries alike. Implications for health systems and policy and a wider lens of the global economy will be examined and shared.

Professor Sian M. Griffiths
Guest Editor

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p. 2198-2213
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(6), 2198-2213; doi:10.3390/ijerph10062198
Received: 23 April 2013 / Revised: 22 May 2013 / Accepted: 24 May 2013 / Published: 31 May 2013
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p. 1786-1814
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(5), 1786-1814; doi:10.3390/ijerph10051786
Received: 15 February 2013 / Accepted: 15 April 2013 / Published: 3 May 2013
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p. 1735-1746
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(5), 1735-1746; doi:10.3390/ijerph10051735
Received: 5 March 2013 / Revised: 13 April 2013 / Accepted: 19 April 2013 / Published: 29 April 2013
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p. 1474-1488
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(4), 1474-1488; doi:10.3390/ijerph10041474
Received: 15 February 2013 / Revised: 11 March 2013 / Accepted: 27 March 2013 / Published: 9 April 2013
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p. 892-912
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(3), 892-912; doi:10.3390/ijerph10030892
Received: 24 December 2012 / Revised: 19 February 2013 / Accepted: 25 February 2013 / Published: 6 March 2013
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p. 85-106
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(1), 85-106; doi:10.3390/ijerph10010085
Received: 19 July 2012 / Revised: 5 December 2012 / Accepted: 19 December 2012 / Published: 24 December 2012
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012, 9(12), 4452-4469; doi:10.3390/ijerph9124452
Received: 4 September 2012 / Revised: 13 November 2012 / Accepted: 23 November 2012 / Published: 6 December 2012
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p. 4403-4432
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012, 9(12), 4403-4432; doi:10.3390/ijerph9124403
Received: 29 August 2012 / Revised: 17 October 2012 / Accepted: 6 November 2012 / Published: 4 December 2012
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p. 4197-4209
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012, 9(11), 4197-4209; doi:10.3390/ijerph9114197
Received: 9 July 2012 / Revised: 31 October 2012 / Accepted: 9 November 2012 / Published: 16 November 2012
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p. 3755-3768
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012, 9(10), 3755-3768; doi:10.3390/ijerph9103755
Received: 17 September 2012 / Revised: 10 October 2012 / Accepted: 15 October 2012 / Published: 22 October 2012
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012, 9(10), 3740-3754; doi:10.3390/ijerph9103740
Received: 23 July 2012 / Revised: 26 September 2012 / Accepted: 15 October 2012 / Published: 19 October 2012
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2012, 9(9), 3264-3279; doi:10.3390/ijerph9093264
Received: 29 June 2012 / Revised: 27 July 2012 / Accepted: 3 September 2012 / Published: 7 September 2012
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