Using Participatory Learning & Action research to access and engage with ‘hard to reach’ migrants in primary healthcare research

  title={Using Participatory Learning & Action research to access and engage with ‘hard to reach’ migrants in primary healthcare research},
  author={Mary O’Reilly-de Br{\'u}n and Tomas de Br{\'u}n and Ekaterina Okonkwo and Jean-Samuel Bonsenge-Bokanga and Maria Manuela De Almeida Silva and Florence Ogbebor and Aga Mierzejewska and Lovina Nnadi and Evelyn M van Weel-Baumgarten and Chris van Weel and Maria van den Muijsenbergh and Anne MacFarlane},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
BACKGROUND Communication problems occur in general practice consultations when migrants and general practitioners do not share a common language and culture. Migrants' perspectives have rarely been included in the development of guidelines designed to ameliorate this. Considered 'hard-to-reach' on the basis of inaccessibility, language discordance and cultural difference, migrants have been consistently excluded from participation in primary healthcare research. The purpose of this qualitative… CONTINUE READING
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