Migrants and mobile populations

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April 24, 2018

Refugees living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa suffer unique hardships that may increase their vulnerability to interruptions in antiretroviral therapy (ART). To investigate refugees' experiences adhering to ART, we conducted inperson interviews with refugees on ART (n = 73) and HIV clin

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April 3, 2017

Investigators working both in syndemics, a field of applied health research with roots in medical anthropology, and in the field of health and human rights recognise that upstream social, political, and structural determinants contribute more to health inequities than do biological factors or per

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April 3, 2017

The co-occurrence of health burdens in transitioning populations, particularly in specific socioeconomic and cultural contexts, calls for conceptual frameworks to improve understanding of risk factors, so as to better design and implement prevention and intervention programmes to address comorbid

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August 30, 2016

The objective of this study was to evaluate the assumption that moving heightens HIV infection by examining the time-order between migration and HIV infection and investigate differences in HIV infection by migration destination and permanence.

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July 11, 2016

As a strategy to avoid discrimination, violence and economic marginalisation, sexual and gender non-conforming people often turn to migration as a route to achieve independence and build social capital.

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May 16, 2016

This brief is part of a series on TB key populations launched by the Stop TB Partnership in May 2016.

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March 31, 2016

Evidence suggests that migrants such as long-distance truck drivers and female sex workers (FSWs) and other key and vulnerable populations associated with major transport hubs are highly vulnerable to HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria.

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March 30, 2016

Migration is a central determinant of health, requiring appropriate policy and programme responses. Unprecedented levels of migratory patterns are leading to variability in demographic structures and associated social, economic and public health implications.

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March 29, 2016

This booklet is aimed at migrants and provides information on health care services in South Africa, specifically:

  • Learn how clinics and hospitals work
  • Understand your rights as a patient
  • Know what health services expect from patients

 

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March 24, 2016

Southern Africa continues to bear a disproportionate share of the global burden of HIV: 35% of HIV infections and 38% of AIDS-related deaths in 2007 occurred in this sub-region’ (UNAIDS, 2008b: 32).