Journal article

[Primary care of refugees and migrants. Lesson learnt from the EUR-HUMAN project].

Imre Rurik, László Róbert Kolozsvári, Diederik Aarendonk, Agapi Angelaki, Dean Ajdukovic, Christopher Dowrick, Michel Dückers, Kathryn Hoffmann, Zoltán Jancsó, Elena Jirovsky, Zoltán Katz, Enkeleint-Aggelos Mechili, Maria van den Muijsenbergh, Anna Nánási, Elena Petelos, Danica Rotar-Pavlic, Dimitra Sifaki-Pistolla, Hajnalka Tamás, Palla Roland, Tímea Ungvári Show all

Orv Hetil | Published : 2018

Abstract

In 2015, local wars, starvation and misery in some Middle Eastern, Asian and African countries forced millions of people to leave their homelands. Many of these people migrated toward Europe, reaching Hungary as well. The refugee crisis created significant challenges for all national healthcare systems across Europe. Limited attention has been given to the extent to which health service provision for refugees and migrants has become a task for primary health care (PHC), which has been unprepared as a profession and pressured by the enormous workload. Hungarian primary care was involved only to an extent in the refugees' health care, as most of the migrants entering Hungary wanted to move for..

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