World Migration Report – Migration & Health: current issues, governance and current knowledge gaps

Vearey, J., Hui, C. and Wickramage, K. (2019) Chapter 7: Migration and Health: current issues, governance, and current knowledge gaps in: McAuliff M. and Khadria, B. (eds) World Migration Report. International Organization for Migration: Geneva [OPEN ACCESS] There is a dynamic and complex relationship between migration and health. Migration can lead to greater exposure to health risks, … Continue reading World Migration Report – Migration & Health: current issues, governance and current knowledge gaps

BMJ Series on Migration and Health

The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has launched a new series on migration and health. The first three open access articles and editorial are now online, including one I led, co-authored with Miriam Orcutt, Larry Gostin, Christy Adeola Braham and Patrick Duigan – Leave no-one behind: building alliances for the global governance of migration and health.

Global migration and health governance: opportunities and dangers

The slides from my keynote lecture at the CESSMIR Conference on Needs and Care Practices for Refugees and Migrants can be found here.  Some snapshots below.  Basically, I argue that we need to be careful with our language/discourses and we need to think about: Why we care about migration & health: what are we advocating … Continue reading Global migration and health governance: opportunities and dangers

Damaging discourses: why meanings matter in migration & health research, advocacy, and action

Here's an input I made at the CESSMIR Conference on Needs and Care Practices for Refugees and Migrants held at the University of Ghent in September 2018.  I was concerned about the lack of engagement with non-EU contexts, and the limited discussions associated with our responsibility to challenge dangerous discourses when engaging on issues associated … Continue reading Damaging discourses: why meanings matter in migration & health research, advocacy, and action