3 Special populations- part II (migration and disease)

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International Migration and Health A key component of the globalization process and  development
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International migration is a major cause of disease in  the developed world A. Yes A. No
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Individuals with infectious disease are not allowed to enter  the USA even if they are citizens A. Yes B. No
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Some Facts about International Migration  In 2008, 214 million people lived outside their birth country  Between 1980 and 2000, the number of international  migrants rose  from 100 million to 175 million, annual  growth rate 2.9 percent/year $233 billion per year in remittances around the world Migration consequences: economic, social, labor, health,  cultural, and security  Managing both legal and illegal migration represents a big  challenge.  Illegal migration has become one of the major  concerns of our time  Source: United Nations 2005; 2009
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Dimensions of International Migration Labor migration - migration provides a cheaper work force to the developed countries while skilled manpower is lacking in the sending countries Migration and security - the world faces insecurity as the result of international terrorism. This fact has complicated the principle of free movement of people even among countries who share the same organizations or the same values Combating illegal migration - the need for emigration has increased so that the migrants do not wait until they obtain visa. They always look for persons who get them over the borders of developed countries in an illegal way.
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Causes of International Migration Employment Poverty and hunger Conflicts Political reasons Family Reunification
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7 Dimensions of International Migration Lack of good governance in the countries: people do not benefit from democracy, equity and adequate welfare Repression against opponents: lack of freedom, governments repression against their citizens
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