With an increasing number of humanitarian crises involving IDPs or refugees in non-camp settings, aid needs to be expanded and increased into host communities where they settle, mostly in urban areas.
As in many western countries, the health status of migrants living in Switzerland is often poorer than that of the native population. This is particularly true for migrants living in precarious conditions, due to stressful circumstances before or during migration, exhausting working conditions, discrimination, as well as communication and cultural barriers.
To study the presence of cardiovascular risk factors and their treatment among the diabetic immigrant population in Spain.
This twelve country study (Austria, Canada, Greece, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, UK) addressed the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in migrant and non-migrant populations and responses to its diagnosis and management.
Migrants’ access to health services varies widely depending on their legal status, employing company, recruitment agency and understanding of language and culture in destination country. Migrants can returns home in a worst health status than when they left to work abroad, particularly when forced to return because of a crisis. This project will present information […]
Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland (1990-1997) and more recently United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002) shared with the conference team some of the main challenges at hand when it comes to access to health for all: accountability, financing, the brain drain and the responsibility of those who have the means […]