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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 714 avhandlingar innehållade orden migration and health.
Sammanfattning : In today’s globalised world, with considerable international migration, knowledge about the health of immigrants is becoming increasingly important. In Sweden, about 13% of the population or over one million persons are born outside the country. LÄS MER
2. Life paths through space and time: Adding the micro-level geographic context to longitudinal historical demographic research
Sammanfattning : Historical demographic research is central to understanding past human behaviours and traits, such as fertility, mortality and migration. An essential part of historical demography is conducting longitudinal analyses at the micro-level, which involves the detailed follow-up of individuals over long time periods throughout their lives. LÄS MER
3. Life in Immigration Detention Centers : An exploration of health of immigrant detainees in Sweden and three other EU member states
Sammanfattning : Governments around the world use immigration detention to detain and deport irregular immigrants, which negatively affects their health. The aim of this thesis was to explore, describe and identify factors that could mitigate the effect of immigration detention on the health of detainees. LÄS MER
4. Health assessments of asylum seekers within the Swedish healthcare system : a study of the interface between control and care, and how structure and procedures may influence access and coverage
Sammanfattning : Background: Despite lack of evidence, there is a common notion that diseases are brought along with migrants, and thus a threat to people in the host country. In Sweden asylum seekers are to be offered a health assessment (HA), but national statistics show that the coverage is less than 50%. LÄS MER
5. Striving against adversity. : the dynamics of migration, health and poverty in rural South Africa
Sammanfattning : Background: The study is based in post-apartheid South Africa and looks at the health and well being of households in the rural northeast. Temporary migration remains important in South Africa because it functions as a mainstay for income and even survival of rural communities. LÄS MER