Medical research

Barriers migrants face accessing healthcare during the pandemic

Doctors of the World (DOTW), the Nuffield Foundation and the University of Birmingham have today published "Migration and Vulnerability During the Pandemic: Barriers to Wellbeing," which has revealed that refugees, asylum ...


Crossing international borders can be deadly for forced migrants

Crossing international borders can be dangerous, if not deadly, for refugees and asylum seekers, who have been displaced by conflict or a humanitarian crisis. According to data from the International Organization for Migration, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Major deficits in addressing mental health needs of asylum seekers

A new study of asylum seekers in Germany suggests that, among those with symptoms of depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), few receive a diagnosis from the health care system, and of those diagnosed, ...

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