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Title: What health service managers in Australia can learn from a study of the health-related Millennium Development Goals for migrants from Burma in Thailand
Contributor(s): Ditton, Mary (author)
Publication Date: 2009
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Abstract: Brief Synopsis of Study: Migrants from Burma living in Thailand were i/v in relation to the indicators of the health-related MDGs. Findings: – Hunger was experienced regularly in 70% of the households; and 26% of children under 5 years were underweight. – Malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS were prevalent. – Few households took part in family planning, and there were many large families and disabled children. Conclusion: – The health of the migrant populations was compromised by poverty, social exclusion and under- or unemployment.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Source of Publication: SHAPE Symposium 2009 Presentations - Sustainable Health Reform: Opportunities for Management Learning, Teaching and Research
Publisher: SHAPE: Society for Health Administration Programs in Education
Place of Publication: online
Field of Research (FOR): 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
160303 Migration
HERDC Category Description: E2 Non-Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
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