International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care: Volume 12 Issue 3


Health and Social Care

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Somali refugees’ perspectives regarding FGM/C in the US

Shaunessy McNeely, Floor Christie-de Jong

The purpose of this paper is to explore perspectives of Somali refugees on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and potential changes in these after migration.

Children left behind by migration: training their caretakers

Martha Givaudan, Marco Barriga, Jacquelyn Kercheval, Susan Pick

The purpose of this paper is to present a sustainable, community-based action model to improve the care and protection of children between the ages of zero and eight years…

Challenges in and recommendations for working with international students with first-episode psychosis: a descriptive case series

Connie Lee, Gina Marandola, Ashok Malla, Srividya Iyer

The purpose of this paper is to present a series of cases of international students being treated in a specialized early intervention service for first-episode psychosis…

Sub-Saharan African immigrants living with HIV in Canada: a narrative inquiry

Añiela dela Cruz, Vera Caine, Judy Mill

Canadian epidemiological data suggest an increasing number of HIV infections among people from HIV-endemic countries, including sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, there are…

Magnitude of Giardia cases among refugees, adoptees and immigrants in Monroe County, New York, 2003-2013

Brenden Bedard, Melissa Pennise, Anita C. Weimer, Byron S. Kennedy

The purpose of this paper is to determine the morbidity of Giardia in Monroe County, New York attributed to refugees, foreign adoptees and immigrants, and to examine…

A psychological perspective on immigration: the reasons and hardships of migrating to Brazil’s capital, Brasília

Alberto Rodrigues Carvalho, Francisco Catunda Martins

The purpose of this paper is to seek the inner motivations present in immigrants moving from different regions of Brazil to its capital, Brasília. The goal is to find out…

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