Influence des différentes définitions du terme ‘migrant’ et de leur application sur les services de santé

Added August 29, 2017

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The different definitions used for the term “migrant” and for different groups of migrants in different fields can influence health system strategies and migrants’ access to health care.

This systematic review explored this question using data from the peer-reviewed academic literature and gray literature, in 169 articles in English or Russian published between 2010 and 2015, focusing on primary care or primary care. and secondary (including screening and emergency services). There is currently no universally accepted definition for migrants at the international level, and the heterogeneity of the definitions used limits the comparability of the data systematically collected. Legal status was one of the main factors determining access to affordable and adequate health services for migrants in a given country. Identification of preferential terms for migrants,