TITLE

Temporary migration, chronic effects: the health of international migrant workers in Canada

AUTHOR(S)
Preibisch, Kerry; Hennebry, Jenna
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/14/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 9, p1033
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various health issues related to labour migration in Canada. It says that the country has admitted 192,519 international migrant workers on temporary work permits in 2008, which reflects a labour migration trend since 1980. It states that the increased labour migration creates challenges related to public health management. It adds that research on the access of migrant workers to medical care is limited.
ACCESSION #
63202352

 

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