Turmoil for Two: The Healthcare Needs of Pregnant Asylum Seekers in the UK

 

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Turmoil for Two: The Healthcare Needs of Pregnant Asylum Seekers in the UK

Pregnant asylum seekers are an extremely vulnerable group, and yet there is a paucity of research on their health. With many being victims of rape and subjected to Female Genital Mutilation, it is clear they have a multitude of needs. This literature review looks at barriers to accessing health care and the health needs of pregnant asylum seekers in the UK. It found the health needs of pregnant asylum seekers to be elevated and complex, with many being largely unmet.

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