Access to healthcare and alternative health-seeking strategies among undocumented migrants in Denmark

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p560
Academic Journal
The article presents a study analyzing undocumented migrants' experiences of access to healthcare, use of alternative health-seeking strategies in Denmark. The study found that formal and informal barriers are faced by undocumented migrants to the Danish healthcare system, which lead to alternative health-seeking strategies that have adverse effects on their health. The study shows the requirement of policies and guidelines, which can ensure access to healthcare for undocumented migrants.


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