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Table 2 Ethics and the health of migrants and refugees

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

The issues surrounding health and migration are important for a number of key reasons. They not only relate to the ethical implications of unequal access to health care but also are linked to (avoidable) costs to health systems and wider society. As a result, there is not only an ethical imperative to address issues of health and migration but also direct and indirect incentives, such as improved health, social cohesion, economic sustainability and political cooperation. Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe: Ref. [94]