[Prevention among migrants--problems in health care provision and suggested solutions illustrated for the field of medical rehabilitation].

@article{Brzoska2014PreventionAM,
  title={[Prevention among migrants--problems in health care provision and suggested solutions illustrated for the field of medical rehabilitation].},
  author={Patrick Brzoska and O. Razum},
  journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift},
  year={2014},
  volume={139 38},
  pages={1895-7}
}
In Germany, 16 million people have a migration background. As compared to the majority population, they have higher prevalences of some chronic diseases and are at a higher risk of occupational accidents, occupational diseases and retirement due to disability. Preventive health care services, therefore, are of high relevance in this population group.  As a result of barriers to health care access and effectiveness, people with a migration background, however, benefit less from preventive… CONTINUE READING