Brief Communication

Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health

, Volume 13, Issue 5, pp 970-973

Barriers to Health Care for Burmese Migrants in Phang Nga Province, Thailand

  • Richard VeermanAffiliated withMédecins Sans Frontières Operational Centre Brussels (MSF-OCB) Email author 
  • , Tony ReidAffiliated withMédecins Sans Frontières Operational Centre Brussels

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Abstract

The article describes barriers to health care experienced by Burmese migrants in a province of Thailand based on the experience of Medecins Sans Frontieres over the past three years. In addition to the barriers, the article makes suggestions for improving the conditions for the migrant workers.

Keywords

Migrant health Burmese migrants Barriers to health care