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Table 1 The refugee crisis in Europe, 2016

From: Migrants’ and refugees’ health: towards an agenda of solutions

It is impossible to talk about health issues in the past year in Europe without reflecting on the refugee crisis, and the challenges and opportunities that it has presented for Europe. Over one million children, women and men arrived at our shores and borders last year. The European Union had a common responsibility to ensure that these persons, many of them physically and mentally exhausted, were offered care and support, including through the provision of healthcare when required. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission [10]