Why

Every year, millions of people risk their lives and leave their homes to seek a better life—to escape violence, persecution or natural disasters; to access economic opportunities; and to reunite with family. While migrants are often among those most marginalized and disadvantaged in their communities, HealthRight works to ensure access to the highest available standard of health is a basic human right for all, with a focus on those most vulnerable, including refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons (IDPs).

Objectives

  • Improve access to comprehensive care for vulnerable migrant populations
  • Document the impacts of migration on health outcomes
  • Strengthen the response of healthcare systems to meet the specific needs of vulnerable migrants


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