WOMEN, WASH & COVID-19: THE ‘BURDENS OF’ AND ‘OPPORTUNITIES FOR’ THE VULNERABLE

As water-bearers and care-providers, women and girls carry the burden of fulfilling water needs of their households. Water collection often exposes women to attacks from wild animals, sexual assault and severe health outcomes (Pommells et al., 2018). In 2017, more than 140 million peo
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AN OVERVIEW OF MIGRANT WOMEN’S EXPERIENCES OF PERINATAL CARE SERVICES IN EUROPE

Due to political and economic hardship, migration to Europe is growing progressively (World Health Organization, 2018) impacting on population development and cultural diversity with its increased demand on health and social care in the host countries. A considerable proportion of mig
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POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AMONG DISPLACED POPULATIONS

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among displaced populations in the aftermath of mass atrocities[1] Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the most widely reported psychological disorders among refugees[2], asylum-seekers[3] and internally displaced persons (IDPs)[4]. Th
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HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS

Access to health care encompasses three core dimensions – accessibility, affordability and acceptability (WHO, 2013), all of which describe the fit between patients and the health system (Penchansky & Thomas, 1981) with regards to their potential and actual use of health services to a
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AGEING AND MIGRATION

According to projections elaborated by the United Nations (UN), the proportion of the world population over 60 years of age will nearly double between 2015-2050, rising from 12% to 22% (UN, 2015). At the same time, due to migration, the number of older persons ageing outside their cou
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