Tag Archives: health care

Norway’s not so cuddly welfare state

By: Sarah Spencer, Senior Fellow Who might we expect to be more caring of migrants in need of health care than Norway, its welfare state renowned for comprehensive, cradle to the grave protection? Not so, it seems, if they are … Continue reading

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Migration and non-communicable diseases

By: Hiranthi Jayaweera, Senior Researcher The Global Burden of Disease study 2010, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a comprehensive assessment of data on current patterns of disease, injury and risk throughout the world. Some of its … Continue reading

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No Way Out, No Way In

By: Vanessa Hughes, Research Officer Over the past few weeks the issue of child detention has once again reached the headlines of the British press. Despite the government’s promise that this ugly practice has stopped, the Refugee Council found that … Continue reading

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