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The United Nations estimates that more than 270 million people migrate between countries annually. This section considers the ways in which changes in health are a driver of migration—both within and between countries—as well as how migration and the ways in which people who migrate are treated affect human health.


How to Stop West Africa’s Brain Drain

Investing in Africa’s health-care workforce could contribute to a more resilient and robust global health infrastructure

Eastern Europe’s Looming Health Crisis

HIV is the European public health crisis the world isn’t watching


Empowering Latinos in Boston’s Tech Landscape

How one Brazilian immigrant is inspiring Latino people toward STEM careers


Mediterranean Tragedy: The Deadly Path to Europe’s Shores

Unveiling the human cost of EU migration policies and maritime perils


Gaza in Photos: The Urgent Struggle for Humanitarian Aid

The ongoing battle to provide relief in the midst of conflict


Chasing Dreams Amid Shadows

In an encounter with a Ghanaian nurse, I saw the dual reality of immigrant life in the United States


Migrant Health After the End of Title 42

Two immigration experts discuss the impact of the end of Title 42 on the health of migrants at the border


Malawi’s Cholera Outbreak Could Spill Over into Neighboring Countries

Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe are all at risk of cross-border cholera outbreaks.


Guatemala’s Forgotten Voices

Children who were fraudulently adopted share their stories


For Syrian Refugees, Deadly Hazards Lurk in Camps

Substandard living conditions leave Syrian refugees at a higher risk of injury than native Lebanese people


The War in Ukraine Has Harmed Children

Russia’s war is rooted in concepts of identity and nationality


The United States Should Rethink Its COVID Entry Requirements

The science shows that infection provides as much protection as vaccination


How Shepherds Access Health Care in Lesotho

Hurdles and innovations for nomadic and semi-nomadic people