The Summer Institute on Migration and Health

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The Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health is an international event that offers researchers, faculty, graduate students and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations. International experts will present on the relationship between migration and global health from public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Research Methodologies for Migrant Populations, Best Practices to Address Migration and Health Issues, Health Promotion, Forced Migration, and Mental Health, are some of the topics that will be covered this year. The four-day course includes a combination of lectures, workshops, and field trips, to offer an exceptional opportunity not only to learn, but to create profe

The XI Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health took place from June 14 to 17, 2016 in Oakland California. It was a collaborative effort in which the academic corpus of the HWG took major leadership in coordinating the program. Key faculty of the three research groups were among the 96 professionals who attended this year’s international event. The Institute included a combination of lectures, workshops, and field trips that provided a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations.