Category: Member

Building alliances for the global governance of migration and health

To truly “leave no one behind” there must be a concerted global effort to build alliances to include migration and health in all policies.

Improving the health of migrants

Better health for migrants isn’t simply a moral imperative. It is an evidence informed, economically wise choice that will improve health for all. It is a choice that must be made in defiance of populism, prejudice, and political expediency.

[re-post] #DecolonizeGlobalHealth: Rewriting the narrative of global health

To start global health’s decolonization and rewrite its narrative, more Global South scholars and practitioners must begin writing and talking about global health – its analysis, institutions, and processes – as they see it. There is nothing to fear about sounding politically incorrect – after all, there is nothing politically correct about colonialism. But there is always room for a respectful conversation.

Global Forum on Bioethics in Research – “Ethics of research with refugee and migrant populations, 2017” – Meeting Report

By identifying what is needed to advance ethical research in this field, the meeting aimed to stimulate an agenda to improve research practice and health outcomes for migrant and refugee populations.

Key findings: MHADRI scoping exercise

This scoping exercise revealed a number of gaps in migration and health research, governance and access to resources and was successful in bringing to attention challenges that are specific to different national and regional contexts.

The UCL Lancet Commission on Migration and Health Report

The Commission presents evidence based approaches to inform public discourse and policy to address migration as a global health priority, and proposes recommendations for maximising the health of all people on the move. The Commission is an independent group of academics, policymakers, and health system experts with experience across the world to review current knowledge and producing new empirical work and policy recommendations on the role of migration on health. The report takes an inter-disciplinary approach to the appraisal of information and data and the presentation of recommendations including sociological, political, legal, epidemiological, humanitarian and anthropological perspectives.

MHADRI Member: Associate Professor Paul Bukuluki, Uganda

MHADRI chats to Assoc. Prof.   Dr Paul Bukuluki about migration and health challenges in East Africa and his suggestions for improving the adaptability of global migration frameworks to improve health for all.