Health Conditions of Haitian Immigrants in Mato Grosso, Brazil: Is Their Right to Health Care at Stake?
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Describe Haitians’ perceptions about their health before and after immigration from Haiti to Brazil. Identify perceived health conditions and the prevalence of high blood pressure; Discuss the search for health care by Haitian immigrants and the challenges faced by the Brazilian Unified Health System.
Keyword(s): Immigrant Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have participated in the project from the beginning and am familiar with health issues affecting immigrant Haitians in Braziil. I have studied similar issues facing Brazilian immigrants in the United States for over a decade now.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.