TITLE

Health care for immigrants in Europe: Is there still consensus among country experts about principles of good practice? A Delphi study

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p699
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors in which they assessed views of health care workers on health care for immigrants in Europe. It states that 134 experts participated in the study and they represented four fields including non-governmental organizations, health care practice and academia. It mentions that experts favored right to culturally sensitive health care for all immigrants.
ACCESSION #
66601927

 

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