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Health and social services among international labor migrants

a comparative perspective


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Published by CMAS Books, Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Distributed by arrangement with University of Texas Press in [Austin, Tex.] .
Written in English

  • Europe.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Transcultural medical care -- Europe,
    • Transcultural medical care -- United States,
    • Migrant labor -- Medical care -- Europe,
    • Migrant labor -- Medical care -- United States,
    • Immigrants -- Services for -- Europe,
    • Immigrants -- Services for -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHealth & social services among international labor migrants
      Statementedited by Antonio Ugalde & Gilberto Cárdenas.
      SeriesCMAS border & migration studies series
      ContributionsUgalde, Antonio., Cardenas, Gilberto., University of Texas at Austin. Center for Mexican American Studies.
      LC ClassificationsRA418.5.T73 H44 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 170 p. :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL684374M
      ISBN 100292785364
      LC Control Number97031178

      Aug 01,  · Objectives Growing numbers of people are migrating outside their country for work, and many experience precarious conditions, which have been linked to poor physical and mental health. While international dialogue on human trafficking, forced labour and slavery increases, prevalence data of such experiences remain by: 3. Both groups were more likely to retire if they had publicly provided health insurance and pensions. In addition, receipt of U.S. Social Security benefits increased retirement rates among return migrants. Return migrants were more likely to report being in poor health and this also increased the likelihood of retiring. Policy Implications. Migrants: making it in the melting pot. Securing the Future: U.S. Immigrant Integration Policy: And both call for more comprehensive immigrant integration policies in education, health care, and welfare, themes which are amplified in the essays that follow. The current state of rights and services. The title of this part of the book. Impact of Migration on Economic and Social Development: A review of evidence and emerging issuesi and fiscal costs associated with provision of social services to the migrants. This paper also summarizes incipient discussions on the impacts of migration on and facilitating international labor mobility through safe and legal channels. 1.

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Get this from a library. Health and social services among international labor migrants: a comparative perspective. [Antonio Ugalde; Gilberto Cardenas; University of Texas at Austin. Center for Mexican American Studies.;] -- "The contributors to this volume, representing a wide variety of disciplines (including medicine, social work, political science, sociology, anthropology, psychology, and.

Health & social services among international labor migrants Series CMAS border & migration studies series Notes "Papers read at a workshop titled 'International Migration: Health and Social Policies' held in Granada, Spain, in May "--P. vii. Includes bibliographical references.

Contents. Health and Social Services among International Labor Migrants: A Comparative Perspective (CMAS Border & Migration Studies Series) [Antonio Ugalde, Gilberto Cárdenas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Eleven papers from the May workshop in Granada, Spain focus on the idea that the issues and problems of immigration in the United States and the European Union have Author: Antonio Ugalde, Gilberto Cardenas. Eleven papers from a workshop titled "International Migration: Health and Social Policies" focus on common concerns and problems in providing social and health services to labor migrants and immigrants in the United States and the European Union.

Following an introduction (Antonio Ugalde, Gilberto Cardenas), the papers are: (1). May 16,  · Systematic reviews on the use of health services among adult migrants have found varying patterns of health care use, so that the use of preventive services is lower than among the general population, but the use of primary care and rate of hospitalisations is higher [16, 22,23,24].

However, these findings cannot be generalized to by: 6. REVIEW Open Access Use of health services among international migrant children – a systematic review Niina Markkula1*, Baltica Cabieses1,2, Venla Lehti3, Eleonora Uphoff3, Sofia Astorga1 and Francisca Stutzin1,4 Abstract Background: Migrant children have specific health needs, and may face difficulties in accessing health care, butCited by: 6.

Author(s): Ugalde,Antonio; Cardenas,Gilberto; University of Texas at Austin. Center for Mexican American Studies.

Title(s): Health and Health and social services among international labor migrants book services among international labor migrants: a comparative perspective/ edited by Antonio Ugalde & Gilberto Cárdenas. Promoting the health of migrants Report by the Secretariat better access to social services, including health and education, and employment opportunities.

Flows emergency assistance; and has promoted cooperation among international partners on relevant health issues. The South-East Asia Region continues to exhibit increasing trends.

The influence someone's job or career has on their health goes beyond the physical, emotional and social risks that they face at work [8]. The strong link between work and migration [1] suggests. Migration: A Social Determinant of the.

Health of Migrants. International Organization for Migration (IOM) social and health services Health and social services among international labor migrants book the health of an individual. Migrants are likely to experience specific challenges in relation to health due to the nature of being a migrant.

Mar 31,  · Migrants and emerging public health issues in a globalized world: threats, risks and challenges, an evidence-based framework and/or poverty In situations in which migrant communities’ access to health or social services is Millington H, Eliahoo J, et al.

Impact on and use of health services by international migrants: questionnaire Cited by: In conclusion, few studies concern health and consumption of health care and social care among old migrants; the results are divergent and there could be several different explanations for.

Mar 06,  · A PLoS medicine series on Migration & Health in prompted public health attention and called for an evidence-based research agenda on health of migrants. As described, there have been relatively few studies from countries, which ‘supply’ labor that considered the effects of international labor migration on children left-behind.

Given that the LCL's enactment promoted both the signing of labor contracts and social insurance coverage among the migrant workers, as evident in Becker and Elfstrom (), we expected that the association between their labor contract status and social insurance participation would be present in both and and possibly be stronger in Cited by: Mechanisms for extending social protection in health and increasing social security coverage for migrants and their families can enhance access to needed health services and avoid excessive out of pocket payments by migrant workers in need of health services.

Health vulnerabilities of labour migrants within the ASEAN region, for example, also. Welcoming the Migrant to the US. Book of Resolutions, # called for increased numbers of migrants to sustain an aging labor force and a continued economic vacuum among low-skilled workers.

and they are shut out of access to the social services of which they support through their difficult labor. Any reform of the immigration. The main concerns of developed countries regarding immigration centers are: (1) the local job seekers' fear of competition from migrant workers, (2) the fiscal burden that may result on native taxpayers for providing health and social services to migrants, (3) fears of erosion of cultural identity and problems of assimilation of immigrants, and.

The mental health of asylum seekers has emerged as an important issue following the European migration and refugee crisis.

Many asylum seekers suffer from depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and similar conditions—with implications not only for their well-being but also potentially for the outcomes of their claims and the integrity of the asylum system as a whole, as this.

Nov 24,  · The historical evolution of migrant studies in France is outlined. Over the past three decades there has been a shift in research orientation from an early period in the s, when the focus was mostly on cancer epidemiology concerning the foreign born, to a more recent period since focused largely on the social determinants of health and mortality by: 2.

Dec 15,  · ILO global estimates on migrant workers. The statistical study provides estimates of the proportion of labour migrant workers among the total number of migrants worldwide.

It outlines the regions and industries where international migrant workers are established and includes a specific focus on migrants in domestic work with updated numbers.

The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration [Martin Ruhs] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Many low-income countries and development organizations are calling for greater liberalization of labor immigration policies in high-income countries.

At the same timeCited by: As a community/migrant health center committed to serving its new immigrant populations, Hudson River HealthCare created the Comite Latino and the Casa de Salud programs.

Although Hudson River HealthCare is a community health center focusing on provision of primary healthcare, many new immigrant patients require additional social services.

IOM, a). These issues were highlighted at the ILO Joint Meeting on Social Dialogue in the Health Services, which identified health worker migration as a major area of concern (ILO, a, pp.

This study provides an overview of existing information on the migration of health workers, with an emphasis on related social and labour issues. As the deputy director general of the international Organization for Migration and an (ex) commissioner of the Social Determinants of Health, I would like to focus my talk on the social health determinants in the context of migration.

have the least access to health and social services. Even if health services are available to migrants. It looks at social factors, health care access, health behaviors, and health conditions (see Figure ). It also includes information on language, race and ethnicity, citizenship and immigration status, and how long a family has been in the United States, including country of.

International social inequality and health disparity are significant policy challenges. The existing international instruments do not provide clear guidance regarding the scope or duration of health services for migrants.

In a globalized and ever more integrated world there remains a need for a collaborative global approach to health and. Ratified international human rights standards and conventions exist to protect the rights of migrants and refugees, including their right to health.

Nevertheless, many refugees and migrants often lack access to health services and financial protection for health. Through JulyUnited Nations Member States are negotiating the terms of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, which will set out “principles, commitments and understandings among Member States regarding international migration in all its dimensions”.

One of several key issues of debate is the provision of social welfare services for migrants. Access to social and health services for migrants in Europe 2 Eurodiaconia is a dynamic, Europe wide community of organisations founded in the Christian faith and working in the tradition of Diaconia, who are committed to a Europe of solidarity, equality and the leading network of Diaconia in Europe, we connect organisations, institutions and churches providing social and health.

They emphasised the significant effect of social networks on health outcomes. Other studies point to the importance of social networks and social support for health and health services utilisation among Latino and Asian immigrants in the USA (Alegria et al, ; Nicdao et al, ).

May 22,  · On March, WCAHS helped organize the Migrant Labor and Global Health Conference at UC Davis, bringing together a multidisciplinary group of scholars and scientists for two exciting days of exploration and debate on the relationship between migrant health, economics and labor issues.

Migration is a phenomenon that involves million people worldwide, and it is well-known Author: Emily Felt. The health of migrants can be considered at various stages of the migration process. Gushulak and MacPherson () and Zimmerman and others () argue that each stage of the migration process—the pre-departure phase, the journey itself, arrival, adjustment at the place of destination and return to the place of origin—is associated with a particular set of health parameters and.

Migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council region involves the prevalence of migrant workers in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the State of Kuwait, the Sultanate of Oman, the State of Qatar, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Together, these six countries form the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (مجلس التعاون الخليجي), established in Oct 03,  · Stigma and discrimination within health care settings remain a public health challenge across diverse cultural environments and may have deleterious effects on mental and physical health.

This study explores the causes, forms and consequences of HIV-related stigma and discrimination among migrant sub-Saharan African women living with HIV in Cited by: 3. 4 Social Security for International Labour Migrants: Issues and Policy Options The effectiveness of social security can be analysed by looking at its scope (number or type of insurance), extent and adequacy of coverage.

While addressing the effectiveness of social security schemes, it is also. Internal migration spurred primarily by employment and marriage helps shape the economic, social, and political life of India’s sending and receiving regions.

Labor migrants face myriad challenges, including restricted access to basic needs such as identity documentation and social entitlements. This article describes the barriers to integration that labor migrants face, and details the.

Approximately million immigrants work in health-care occupations in the United States, comprising nearly 17 percent of the million doctors, nurses, dentists, and other health-care professionals.

Learn more about immigrant health-care workers in the United States with this data-rich article, including top occupations nationally and by state, countries of origin, educational levels.

including their right to health, migrants and refugees often lack access to health services and financial protection for health. The health of many migrants and refugees is at risk due to abuse, violence, exploitation, discrimination, barriers to accessing health and social services, and a.

Jennifer A. Jones of the University of Notre Dame reviews Skills of the “Unskilled”: Work and Mobility among Mexican Migrants, by Jacqueline Hagan, Ruben Hernandez-Leon, and Jean-Luc Demonsant. Despite the value of migrants’ work experiences and the substantial technical and interpersonal skills developed throughout their lives, the labor-market contributions of these migrants are often.

Hukou Reform and Social Security for Migrant Workers in China Ran Tao 5. Migrant Children and Migrant Schooling: Policies, Problems and Possibilities Terry Woronov 6.

Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues Among Migrants in China Caroline Hoy 7. Housing and Migrants in Cities Ya Ping Wang and Yanglin Wang 8. Mar 06,  · Risk of mental health and nutritional problems for left-behind children of international labor migrants.

Kolitha administrates a cluster of GNDs, and is responsible for coordinating social services in these villages. A total of 41 DSDs were included in six districts with the highest number of ILMs (Colombo, Gampaha, Kandy, Kalutara Cited by: Download this booklet (PDF, KB) designed for mental health professionals who work with immigrant-origin clients.

This publication provides an overview of the U.S. immigrant population, the major mental health challenges they face and the barriers that impede their access to mental health practice should promote access to health and social services for all migrants, irrespective of their legal status, for the common good of all of society.

Keywords: migration, social determinants, health, inequality Migration: A social determinant of migrants’ health Anita A. .