UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health Policy Brief

UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health Policy Brief

In a time of unprecedented internal and international migration, and their relative public health impacts, the UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health provides a foundation for policy makers, advocates, health systems and communities to improve migration and...
The unmet needs of refugees and internally displaced people

The unmet needs of refugees and internally displaced people

We welcome the UCL–Lancet Commission that highlights migration as a key determinant of health, and rightly examines the discrimination and denial of access to health services faced by many migrants. The Commission emphasises the diversity of migrant experiences, sheds...
Migration and health: human rights in the era of populism

Migration and health: human rights in the era of populism

Historically, the overall contribution of migrants to the economy and wealth of hosting countries has exceeded their costs. Migration helps address labour market imbalances, and migrants contribute more in taxes and social contributions than they receive in benefits.1...