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Migrant Health Issues

Migrant Health Issues

The health issues that face migrant and other mobile underserved populations are similar to those faced by the general population but are often magnified or compounded by their migratory lifestyle. Mobility results in poor continuity of care and simultaneously increases the need for care.1

MCN Migrant Health

Please click on each subtitle to learn more about each issue in migrant health.

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All of the health care problems found in the general population are found in migrant groups. Some, however, occur more frequently. These include diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and asthma. Tuberculosis deserves special mention in mobile populations. Migrant Clinicians Network provides overviews on the following issues in migrant health: