Immigration and Health - Migration and Disease

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Unformatted text preview: Migration and Disease Connection between migration and health risk is especially important in the context of HIV. Growing recognition in both the developed and developing world that migration contributes to the diffusion of HIV disease. International Migration is a Disruptive Event Often entails family separation leading to weakened social networks and social isolation. The accompanied sense of anonymity and less stringent social control can lead to profoundly important change in sexual behavior. Migration and Sex At the structural level, migration is associated with a highly uneven sex ratio that can have a dramatic effect on the dating market in receiving communities. Sex, Migration and HIV Disease Migration brings more and more people together. It can serve as a bridge to bring low and high risk groups into contact with one another, e.g., U.S. sex groups into contact with one another, e....
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