Migrant Health Series – can you integrate a migrant population? – interview with Dr Rita Issa

Rita I met at a "meet-up" group for humanitarian workers in London that she had organised. Not that I would call myself as a humanitarian worker but, in the name of curiosity and potential promotion of the JIC, I went anyway. She had worked for MSF in Lebanon so was clearly on my hit list … Continue reading Migrant Health Series – can you integrate a migrant population? – interview with Dr Rita Issa

Migrant Health Series – Would you risk your life to save others? – interview with Dr Conor Kenny

As part of the Migrant Health Series, I interviewed Dr Conor Kenny who worked as the doctor on the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)¬†rescue missions in the Mediterranean. We met at a humanitarian and aid workers meet up¬†after I got back to London and I was really keen to share his three-and-a-half months experience saving people, … Continue reading Migrant Health Series – Would you risk your life to save others? – interview with Dr Conor Kenny

Migrant health series – Greek camps – Interview with Dr Kiran Cheedella

As part of the Migrant Health Series, I interviewed Dr Kiran Cheedella about his work in the refugee camps in Greece at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015. Kiran and I did our Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene together eight years ago and formed a friendship that would span his adventures in … Continue reading Migrant health series – Greek camps – Interview with Dr Kiran Cheedella

Migrant Health series – Access to NHS Healthcare – blog post by Dr Hannah Fox

This week, I asked Hannah, our previous Research Deputy, to write for the blog about Migrant Health in the UK. Here, she discusses some of the issues faced by those who cannot access the NHS freely. We believe that health should be a human right and we argue that, as primary care physicians, we should … Continue reading Migrant Health series – Access to NHS Healthcare – blog post by Dr Hannah Fox