Special Issue "Migrant Health Burden: Emerging Challenges and Future Solutions"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 April 2020).
Interests: public health; global health; epidemiology; health policies
Interests: global health, public health, epidemiology, travel and migrant health medicine
2. Institute of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, CH-1202, 8001 Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: global health; public health; travel and migrant health medicine; biomathematics
We are arranging a Special Issue on the ‘’Migrant Health Burden’’ in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IF 2.145).
Migration, constitutuing approximately 258 million international refugees and migrants worldwide (UN, International Migration Report 2017), is a social determinant of health.
Migrants face high barriers in accessing essential healthcare services due to multiple factors, ranging from difficulties in communication, irregular status, and lack of migrant-inclusive health policies to inaccessibility of services.
As a consequence of this geographic dispersion through the movement of people, growing challenges are emerging to health systems and policies that will require responses at national and international levels.
Thus, we would like to invite you to contribute to this Special Issue with qualitative or quantitative research that explores this particular topic, with the aim of promoting the discussion of challenges, opportunities, and solutions to overcome boundaries that affect the healthcare of migrants.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Dr. Pietro Ferrara
Dr. Laura Spagnoli
Prof. Antoine Flahault
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- Migrant health
- Minority health
- Health disparities
- Access to care
- Social determinants of health