Priorities and Challenges Accessing Health Care Among Female Migrants

@inproceedings{Lattof2018PrioritiesAC,
  title={Priorities and Challenges Accessing Health Care Among Female Migrants},
  author={Samantha R Lattof and Ernestina Coast and Tiziana Leone},
  booktitle={Health services insights},
  year={2018}
}
Women's ability to access health care requires access to and control of resources as well as the ability to make personal health decisions. Female migrants may experience additional challenges in accessing health care due to marginalization and vulnerability resulting from both their gender and their migrant status. Rural-to-urban migrant women working in the informal sector, such as Ghana's head porters (kayayei), experience exclusion from the health system, risk of being uninsured, and poor… CONTINUE READING

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