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Health Information Systems and Migrant Health in Europe

"Reliable and timely information is key to decision-making in all sectors of the health system to ensure that health system goals (improved health, equity, efficiency, and responsiveness) are met through access to and coverage with high-quality health services (including preventive, promotive, curative, and rehabilitative care) according to the needs of a population (WHO, 2010). Such information is even more important among a mobile, sometimes rapidly changing, dynamic and heterogeneous migrant population. ..." – By Louise Biddle, Kayvan Bozorgmehr, and Rosa Jahn

Community Empowerment and Health Equity

"Empowerment features prominently in public health and health promotion policy and practice aimed at improving the social determinants of health that impact communities and groups that are experiencing disadvantage and discrimination. This raises two important questions. How should empowerment be understood from the perspective of health and health equity and how can public health practitioners support empowerment for greater health equity? ..." – By Jennie Popay

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