Haitian Migration to Brazil and Local Social Response in the Amazon State of Mato Grosso: Networking with the Immigrant Community to Improve Health Conditions
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the recent Haitian migration to Brazil and the integration of Haitians into the job market in the state of Mato Grosso. Analyze the response from civil society and government to this new migratory flow. Discuss the partnership with the Haitian migrant community to conduct community-based participatory action research on the integration of Haitians in Brazilian society and their health conditions.
Keyword(s): Community Health Programs, Immigrant Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am part of the team that developed the proposal and implemented this project in Brazil. I am a scholar of immigration and its effects on health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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