Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health

, Volume 13, Issue 5, pp 970–973 | Cite as

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

  • Richard VeermanEmail author
  • Tony Reid
Brief Communication


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.


Migrant health Burmese migrants Barriers to health care 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Médecins Sans Frontières Operational Centre Brussels (MSF-OCB)NairobiKenya
  2. 2.Médecins Sans Frontières Operational Centre BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

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