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Research On Migrant Health Needed To Support Achievement Of SDGs, Experts Say

BMC Public Health: Migration and health: a global public health research priority
Kolitha Wickramage of the International Organization for Migration and colleagues recount the discussion at the 2nd Global Consultation on Migration and Health, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in February 2017, concerning “the role of research in supporting evidence-informed health responses that engage with migration.” The authors conclude, “Drawing on discussions with policymakers, research scholars, civil society, and United Nations agencies held in Colombo, we emphasize the urgent need for quality research on international and domestic (in-country) migration and health to support efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” (8/8).

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