The percentage of female migrants moving within southern Africa increased from 40,9% in 2000 to 44,5% in 2017. Reasons for this increase include the search for a better education, or work opportunities. A report, Gender, Migration, and Health in SADC, highlights the need for improved migration and health governance.
Region Needs Better Health Care for Women and Girls On the Move
The Conversation Africa, 31 July 2019
Women are on the move throughout southern Africa. They move within the countries they were born in, or cross borders in the region. Although more men than women migrate the data… Read more »
Migration and Health - What Region Needs to Do to Plug the Gaps
A global commission on health and migration has released its report on how health care systems fail migrants. The aim is to provide the basis for evidence-based approaches to… Read more »
Health Holds the Key to SADC's Prosperity
The Herald, 24 July 2019
As NCDs continue to lurk in SADC, the regional bloc has responded to the imminent rise, despite being hamstrung by financial challenges. SADC addresses NCD monitoring and risks in… Read more »
This report explores policy responses to migration, health and gender - with a focus on women and girls - in the Southern African Development ... see more »
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