The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new report called Women on the move: migration, care work and health. The report focuses on care workers, which consist mostly of migrant women, who are working in informal home settings. While these women make great contributions to public health in several nations, they face barriers to accessing care, health risks, and have limited labour and social protections.
The report examines the lives of these migrant women care workers as well as the condition for their households left behind.
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.
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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A recent report from Anjum Sultana of the Wellesley Institute sheds light on the role that citizenship plays in the social determinants of health.
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A new book edited by Agnieszka Weiner, Emigration and Diaspora Policies in the Age of Mobility, has been published. The volume provides a groundbreaking and global analysis of emigration and diaspora policies in the 21st century.
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The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) announces that its special collection of papers on the long-term reform of US immigration policy.
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The Horn of Africa (Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia) is in its third year of a severe drought. In this article, authors Olivia Akumu and Bram Frouwa examine whether the drought is causing cross border migration or internal displacement.
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In a recent article in the Journal of Migration and Human Security, Zoya Gubernskaya and
Joanna Dreby argue that: "Given the significant negative consequences of family separation, the United States would do well to make a number of changes to current policy and practice that reaffirm its commitment to family unity."
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After the March 2017 special issue of Nature on human migration, it is now Science turn to publish a throughout analysis of global migration, including a number of contributions from a variety of perspectives.
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