This commentary focuses on female workers in construction sites in India, and the impact of mothers’ work on the health and nutrition of their children. The sector provides good opportunities for work, but it also affects children’s health outcomes.
This workshop announcement includes a call for papers on migration and health; reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
A Delphi will be conducted among MHADRI members, aiming to identify key research priorities and research questions on migration and health at subnational, national, sub-regional, regional and global levels.
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.
Along with other partners, MHADRI participated in a high-level South African and regional policy roundtable held in Johannesburg, South Africa in July 2019. This briefing outlines the key recommendations from the discussion.
Seeking to raise awareness of the health threats faced by migrants and refugees and to promote research, service and policy innovation in this area, the editors of PLOS Medicine are planning a Special Issue on the topic to be published in March 2020. Submissions are due 4th November 2019.