Migration and health in Glasgow and its relevance to GoWell

Crawford, F., Beck, S., McLean, J., Walsh, D. and Tannahill, C. (2012) Migration and health in Glasgow and its relevance to GoWell. Project Report. Glasgow Centre for Population Health, Glasgow.

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This report by Crawford et al. (2012) was produced for the collaborative partnership GoWell (See www.gowellonline.com). With a focus on health and Wellbeing;in Glasgow, the study provides a brief historical background, an examination of the impact of migration through areas such as policy, regeneration, legislation and analysis of migration patterns. It also provides interesting detail of ethnic composition and demographic changes within the boundaries of the GoWell study area. The report reviews findings from survey data which report that migrants declare themselves to be in better health than fellow residents within their local community area. The report helps contextualise the GoWell study findings and provides an insightful account of the impact of previous and current migration patterns, the influence of policy, and the effects of migration on health in Glasgow.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McLean, Dr Jennifer and Crawford, Ms Fiona and Walsh, Dr David and Tannahill, Dr Carol
Authors: Crawford, F., Beck, S., McLean, J., Walsh, D., and Tannahill, C.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Health & Wellbeing > Public Health
Publisher:Glasgow Centre for Population Health

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