Healthcare practitioners who are dedicated to making the lives of children and their families better watched in disbelief as the ongoing situation of separating children from their parents unfolded at the southern border of the United States. We know that for many families the migration journey is traumatic and has lasting effects; separation and detention simply compound this trauma.
Migrants and refugees face challenges accessing both healthcare and good social determinants of health in Malaysia. Participants at the “Migrant and Refugee Health in Malaysia workshop, Kuala Lumpur, 9-10 November 2017” scoped these challenges within the regional ASEAN context, identifying gaps in knowledge and practical steps forward to improve the evidence base in the Malaysia.
We are forming a Working Group to create an Early Career Researchers (ECR) sub-committee of MHADRI. Join us!
The global Migration, Health, and Development Research Initiative (MHADRI) aims to advance evidence-informed global migration health policies and practices that will improve the health and wellbeing of people and communities affected by migration.