Sexual and reproductive health service utilisation of adolescents and young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds in high-income settings: a qualitative evidence synthesis (QES)
Humaira Maheen, Kate Chalmers, Sarah Khaw, Celia McMichael
SEXUAL HEALTH | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2021
Young people with migrant or refugee backgrounds from low- and middle-income countries settle in high-income countries and tend to underutilise sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. This review aimed to explore perceptions and experiences of SRH services and the factors that shape their use among migrant youth. It focuses on qualitative studies that examine SRH service use among young migrants living in high-income countries. Seven peer-review databases and web-based grey literature were searched using pre-determined search criteria. The review includes 16 articles that met the inclusion criteria. The qualitative evidence synthesis (QES) method was used to synthesise findings. Thema..View full abstract
The study was funded by the ESPRIT Hallmark Initiative -an internal grant scheme of the University of Melbourne researchers.