(Medical Xpress)—High rates of self-harm and mental distress among asylum seekers in long-term detention has renewed calls for the review of Australia's offshore processing.
In The BMJ this week, two doctors criticize Australia for passing legislation that may be used to silence doctors working with asylum seekers.
Leading doctors today raise serious concern over the standard of mental health care at UK immigration removal centers.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) asylum seekers – including those living with HIV – face a lack of specialist support and services in the UK, according to a study by the University of Liverpool.
More than 80% of Australian paediatricians believe mandatory detention of asylum seeker children constitutes child abuse, according to survey results published today in the Medical Journal of Australia.
A woman who fell ill at an immigration facility centre in Scotland is being tested for the Ebola virus, health officials said Friday.
Even the most resilient asylum seekers who spend more than six months in detention risk mental illness, new research has found.
Mass DNA sampling led to the jailing Friday of a father-of-two for the shocking rape and murder of a teenaged girl in a rural part of the Netherlands 14 years ago.
The "prison-like" immigration detention facilities on Christmas Island are not appropriate for asylum seekers, and there has been a rise in the demand for mental health services at the facility, according ...
A University of Huddersfield researcher attended an important event at the United Nations, Switzerland, to make the case for global policy changes so that children subject to immigration processes are never ...