Medical economics

Studies investigate health care for undocumented migrants

Undocumented migrants in Italy make more use of emergency rooms and hospital admissions than pharmaceutical prescriptions and specialist visits. This is true even for chronic diseases for which undocumented migrants are entitled ...

Medical economics

The COVID cost for Asia's informal workers

As COVID-19 took hold across borders in 2020 and 2021, more than 1.6 billion informal workers were estimated by the United Nations to have been impacted by mobility restrictions and other lockdown measures to tackle the coronavirus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

GI disease is most common diagnosis for nonmigrant U.S. travelers

Of U.S. travelers with confirmed or probable travel-related diagnoses, the majority are nonmigrant travelers, who most often receive a gastrointestinal disease diagnosis, according to research published in the June 30 issue ...

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Immigration (derived from Latin: migratio) is the act of foreigners passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence. Immigration is made for many reasons, including economic, political, family re-unification, natural disaster, poverty or the wish to change one's surroundings voluntarily.

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