17-19 May, 2018, Edinburgh
In the 21st-century we are witnessing the rapid movement of people across continents and between countries with an acceleration towards the creation of multi-ethnic, multi-racial and multicultural societies. This has implications not just for those moving but for settled populations, and in particular indigenous minorities.
This phenomenon is bringing high-level opportunities and challenges, which deeply affect health in its broadest sense, healthcare systems and the delivery of health care to individuals. To meet these challenges requires ever increasing and deeper study of core concepts such as equality, equity, migration, ethnicity, race and how these concepts impinge on the achievement of good health and health-care in individuals and populations... continue reading.