Migration, equity, and health

Harry Minas

in International Co-operation in Health

Published in print September 2001 | ISBN: 9780192631985
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723582 | DOI:
Migration, equity, and health

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This chapter begins with a discussion of migration throughout human history. It discusses the types of migration and the impact of migration on health. It then considers the role of health professionals in the context of the massive international migration and profound economic, social, and cultural transformations occurring around the world.

Keywords: migrants; immigration; health impact; health services; health professionals

Chapter.  9678 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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