Migration and the epidemiological transition: insights from the Agincourt sub-district of northeast South Africa

@inproceedings{Collinson2014MigrationAT,
  title={Migration and the epidemiological transition: insights from the Agincourt sub-district of northeast South Africa},
  author={Mark A. Collinson and Michael J. White and Philippe Bocquier and S T McGarvey and Sulaimon A. Afolabi and Samuel J. Clark and Kathleen Kahn and Stephen M Tollman},
  booktitle={Global health action},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Migration and urbanization are central to sustainable development and health, but data on temporal trends in defined populations are scarce. Healthy men and women migrate because opportunities for employment and betterment are not equally distributed geographically. The disruption can result in unhealthy exposures and environments and income returns for the origin household. OBJECTIVES The objectives of the paper are to describe the patterns, levels, and trends of temporary… CONTINUE READING
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