Embracing the challenges of migration medicine

Journal of Travel Medicine
Volume 26, Issue 2, 2019
https://academic.oup.com/jtm/issue/26/2

 

 

Embracing the challenges of migration medicine
Christina Greenaway, MD, MSc; Francesco Castelli, MD, FRCP (Lond), FFTM RCPS (Glasg), FESCMID
Journal of Travel Medicine, Volume 26, Issue 2, 2019, taz009, https://doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taz009
International migration is a global phenomenon that is growing in scope, complexity and impact. Migrants have several health disparities and promoting migrant health is increasingly recognized as a global public health priority. At this critical point in history we have the responsibility and opportunity to promote the health of the migrant population and to present a positive migrant narrative. This process has started and we need to continue the momentum.