Evaluating integrated healthcare for refugees and hosts in an African context

  title={Evaluating integrated healthcare for refugees and hosts in an African context},
  author={Ana{\"i}s Tuepker and Chunhuei Chi},
  journal={Health Economics, Policy and Law},
  pages={159 - 178}
  • A. Tuepker, C. Chi
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Health Economics, Policy and Law
Abstract: This paper argues on ethical and practical grounds for more widespread use of an integrated approach to refugee healthcare, and proposes a basic model of assessment for integrated systems. A defining element of an integrated approach is an equal ability by refugee and host nationals to access the same healthcare resources from the same providers. This differs fundamentally from parallel care, currently the predominant practice in Africa. The authors put forward a general model for… 
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