HealthEquityGuide.org compiles 25+ case studies of how health departments are taking action on racial and social justice have advanced health equity in the United States.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has released Volume 3 of the Fatal Journeys Report. The IOM has recorded over 22,500 migrants deaths and disappearances globally since 2014. The focus of this volume is on improving data on missing migrants. The report provides an international review on current data sources, and highlights the urgency for advancement in the ways that data on missing migrants is collected, analyzed and shared.
As part of the 'Experts to Watch' series, the website Refugees Deeply profiles eleven of the leading thinkers on refugee health, including GloMHI's Dr. Branka Agic.
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Current socio-political changes in Western Europe and the U.S. have greatly limited the rights of refugees and migrants. On October 9-11, a free online conference will be held to explore the ethical, legal, philosophical, and social problems related to refugee and migrant health in a world of economic, geopolitical, and psychological borders.
For registration and other information about the conference, click here.
This year's The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report has been collectively prepared by FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO. The report highlights the links between climate change, environmental degradation, migration and food insecurity. As a result of the increase in conflict and climate-related shocks, such as droughts and floods, food security will be impacted.
The report mentions how a new WFP study found that countries with high levels of food insecurity and armed conflict have the greatest outward refugee migration. According to the study, refugee outflows increase by 1.9% with each extra year of food insecurity.
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