International Journal of Public Health

, Volume 61, Issue 5, pp 521–522 | Cite as

Thinking beyond borders: reconceptualising migration to better meet the needs of people in transit



Asylum Seeker Communicable Disease Border Control Public Health Community Public Health Aspect 
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The author would like to acknowledge the invaluable support of Dr Simukai Chigudu during the preparation of this paper. This paper is dedicated to all of those who have acted to relieve the suffering endured by so many during the ongoing refugee crisis.

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This study did not receive any external funding.

Ethics approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

Conflict of interest

The author declares no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK
  2. 2.Junior Humanitarian NetworkLondonUK

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