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Promoting inclusive societies and ensuring the inclusion of migrants in COVID-19 response and recovery

Promoting inclusive societies and ensuring the inclusion of migrants in COVID-19 response and recovery


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Florence Kim

Question #1

Within the next 3-7 years, what would migrant - inclusive societies look like to achieve Universal Health Coverage? What health-related actions should be taken now in terms of financing, policy-dialogues, research, community-based interventions need to be taken to ensure progress towards GCM objectives 15 and 16?

Apr 14, 2022
Florence Kim

Question #2

Many States expanded access to COVID-19 related services for migrants within their preparedness and response plans; however, access to many non-COVID-19 essential health services remained or became quite challenging.

  • What are some of the ways in which governments and other stakeholders could use existing migrant-sensitive frameworks and guidelines, experiences and scale up best-practices?
Apr 14, 2022
Florence Kim

Question #3

Existing information around access to healthcare has shown that explicitly including migrants into health systems must be paired with funding, workforce sensitivity training and engagement of migrants themselves to better identify and address unmet needs and promote stronger and resilient health systems.

  • How can we build strong migrant-sensitive health governance within all levels of the health system and how have these improved migrant empowerment and inclusive societies?
Apr 14, 2022

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