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International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care is a double anonymous peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal focusing on how international migration relates to health and social care issues, including mental health.

ISSN: 1747-9894
eISSN: 1747-9894

Aims and scope

International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care (IJMHSC) welcomes research, viewpoint, technical and conceptual papers, case studies and literature and general reviews on: 

  • Refugees, including refugee children 
  • Internal displacement 
  • Migrants’ social networks 
  • Family separation 
  • Human trafficking 
  • Integration of migrants
  • Labour migration
  • Asylum seekers
  • Undocumented migrants

IJMHSC is vital for everyone involved in research into or the provision of health and social care services to ethnic minority groups, migrants and/or refugees. 

The journal is a hugely valuable source of information for academics, students, practitioners, managers, migration and mental health services providers, policy-makers, commissioners, interpreters, voluntary organisations, local authorities, NHS Trusts and commissioning bodies, carers and service users.

This journal is aligned with our healthier lives goal

We understand the importance of a world that recognises and protects the most vulnerable and acknowledges the importance of a healthy mind as well as a healthy body.

SDG 1 No poverty
SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 3 Good health & well-being
SDG 6 Clean water & sanitation
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
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