Interventions to improve immigrant health. A scoping review

by Esperanza Diaz, Gaby Ortiz-Barreda, Yoav Ben-Shlomo et al.
European Journal of Public Health, 2017 – Advance Access

7 pp. 259 kB

Disparities in health between immigrants and their host populations have been described across countries and continents. Hence, interventions for improving health targeting general populations are not necessarily effective for immigrants. A scoping review approach was chosen to provide an overview of the type, extent and quantity of research available. Recommendations for enhancing interventions to improve immigrant health are provided to help researchers, funders and health care commissioners when deciding upon the scope, nature and design of future research in this area.

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