Category: Member

Access and utilization of mental health services for immigrants and refugees: Perspectives of immigrant service providers

Bukola Salami RN, PhD; Jordana Salma RN, PhD; Kathleen Hegadoren RN, PhD International journal of Mental Health Nursing https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/inm.12512 (Published 09 July 2018) This paper focuses on migrant services for mental health in Alberta, Canada. The authors argue that health providers perceive several challenges…

Nutrition among children of migrant construction workers in Ahmedabad, India

In this paper, the authors determine the causes of undernutrition in children of migrant construction workers in Ahmedabad, India. The work builds on a UNICEF framework of undernutrition (shown in featured image), focusing specifically on the middle level of underlying causes.

Call for papers: Special Issue “Community-Based Global Mental Health for Refugees and other Migrants”

This Special Issue seeks papers providing insights into how global and community mental health can be enhanced for refugees and other migrants, in both clinical and non-clinical settings. We welcome papers that examine naturally occurring processes or utilize experimental approaches, as well as high-quality theoretical or systematic reviews.

South Africa, Migration, Gender and Health — Closing Notes of a Pakistani Researcher

MHADRI member Dr Roomi Aziz reflects on her participation in a week’s worth of migration and health events, co-hosted by MHADRI, that took place at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg at the end of July 2019.

A week of migration & health in Joburg: Where are we? Where do we go?

MHADRI member and doctoral candidate, Thea de Gruchy, reflects on a week of activities, co-hosted by MHADRI – that were held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in early August.

Towards inclusive migrant healthcare

Denise Spitzer and colleagues argue that improving the health and wellbeing of migrants requires attention to their diverse circumstances and building inclusive healthcare

Healthcare is not universal if undocumented migrants are excluded

Helena Legido-Quigley and colleagues argue that “health systems in which no-one is left behind can be created, but it requires political will and concerted action by everyone.”