“Flourishing: Migration and Health in Social Context”

Rohingya refugee woman, with her child, on a health appointment inside a refugee camp
Credit: UN Women/Allison Joyce. - A Rohingya woman receives health counseling at the Women's Center in Balukhali camp (Bangladesh) on 5 March 2018.

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In this article, co-written by Emily Mendenhall, the researchers draw on case studies from three world regions, to propose concrete steps clinicians and health institutions can take in order to better serve migrant patients. According to the authors, “developing new strategies to promote the flourishing of precarious migrants can strengthen our collective ability to re-envision and redesign health systems and structures to value the health, dignity and bodily integrity of all patients—especially the most vulnerable—and to promote flourishing for all”.

Read the journal article.

Read the Introduction on Migration and Health in Social Context.