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Tagged: 4: Migration, ICTs and Health (March 2014)

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eSAC database Social media and migration: Virtual community 2.0
Research indicates that migrants' social media usage in Ireland enables a background awareness of friends and acquaintances that supports bonding...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:41
eSAC database Information and Communication Technologies and Migration
Surveying existing literature, this paper starts by identifying links between attainments in human development and the presence of ICTs. The research...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:41
eSAC database Hispanic Migrant Farm Workers' Attitudes Toward Mobile Phone-Based Telehealth for Management of Chronic Health Conditions
Background: Mobile phone–based interventions present a means of providing high quality health care to hard-to-reach underserved populations. Migrant...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:41
eSAC database Mobile health strategies useful for migrant workers
First paragraph: "Migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the United States face serious health inequalities. Most of these workers either migrate to...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:41
eSAC database Guided self-help on the Internet for Turkish migrants with depression: the design of a randomized controlled trial.
Background The Turkish population living in the Netherlands has a high prevalence of psychological complaints and has a high threshold for seeking...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:40
eSAC database Social networks among Indigenous peoples in Mexico.
We examine the extent to which social networks among indigenous peoples in Mexico have a significant effect on a variety of human capital investment...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:40
eSAC database The use of mobile phones for demographic surveillance of mobile pastoralists and their animals in Chad: proof of principle
BACKGROUND: Demographic information is foundational for the planning and management of social programmes, in particular health services. The existing...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:40
eSAC database Estimating nurse migration from the Bahamas between 1994 and 2005: an exploratory descriptive study using a social network identification methodology.
The purpose of this study was to collect primary data on the migration patterns of Bahamian nurses who had registered as nurses during the period...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:40
eSAC database Delivery of mobile clinic services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers: a review of practice models for community-academic partnerships.
Farmworkers in the US are a medically underserved group, who are largely uninsured, foreign-born, and working in a hazardous industry. This review...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:40
eSAC database Providing health information for culturally and linguistically diverse women: priorities and preferences of new migrants and refugees.
ISSUES ADDRESSED: Preferences for topics and means of access to health information among newly arrived, culturally and linguistically diverse women...
Felipe Mejia Wed, 2014-05-28 06:39