Migrants are an essential part of the global economy and in many countries, they have become an integral part of key industries such as health care. In the era of Universal Health Coverage and “leaving no one behind”, migrants must also be an integral part of the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of migrants losing their lives while trying to reach EU shores has never been as high. The most recent estimate is that 80.000 have died in the last […]
In addition to a myriad of barriers to health care faced by migrants, such as the eligibility of health benefits, level of poverty and education, inconvenient hours, lack of transportation, […]
Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images/The Guardian In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the fact that non-communicable diseases, or NCDs, are no longer just diseases of the wealthy. It […]
Copyright 2010, Jason Redmond, Associated Press President Obama has recently issued an Executive Order that suggests a major shift in his immigration policy. While more immigrants have been deported during […]
Copyright 2011, UNHCR As the world celebrates yet another Refugee Day it is important that we remind ourselves that the number of people being forcibly displaced across borders as well […]
Despite the progress achieved as a result of WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and actions taken by many national governments, the consumption of tobacco products remains high and indeed […]