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Migration

The United Nations estimates that more than 270 million people migrate between countries annually. This section considers the ways in which changes in health are a driver of migration—both within and between countries—as well as how migration and the ways in which people who migrate are treated affect human health.

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How Shepherds Access Health Care in Lesotho

Hurdles and innovations for nomadic and semi-nomadic people

Islamophobia in the Delivery Room During a Crisis

A new physician copes with death and colleagues' prejudice against a patient's cultural and religious identity

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India Needs Cancer Care Outside its Big Cities

India's poorest often travel hundreds of kilometers to access cancer care

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The Life of a Foreign Aid Practitioner

A review of "Bike Riding in Kabul," Jamie Bowman's unexpectedly humorous memoir of life as a foreign aid worker

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Diabetes, Hypertension, and Heart Disease Don’t Stop for War

During humanitarian crises, chronic diseases become more complicated

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The Cat-and-Mouse Game of Providing Health Care in Ukraine's Conflict Zone

A Canadian physician reflects on his recent emergency medicine stint along the Ukrainian-Polish border

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Let Ukraine Set the Example for How to Treat Children Caught in Conflict 

The world should protect the safety of children in all war zones, including those who don't make the news

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Multigenerational Voices from the Wreckage of War-Torn Ukraine

We should listen carefully to those under attack, and hear what they have to tell us

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Health Care at Hungary's Border

Hungary has opened its arms and its health-care resources to Ukrainians fleeing Russia's war

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Lifting the Curtain on COVID Border Restrictions

Tracking COVID-19 entry policies for Ukrainian refugees

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The Fallout for People Forced to Leave Ukraine

The short- and long-term health effects of the Russia-Ukraine war

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Ukrainian Culture as Medicine

Six books and movies to soothe the heartbreak of the war in Ukraine

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The New Animated Film "Flee" Will Change How You Think About the Refugee Experience

The documentary tells the real-life story of a man who fled Afghanistan as a child