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“I don’t think people would know how to reach out”: Receiving communities’ understandings of refugee integration and the consequences for the integration processes and the psychosocial wellbeing of communities in County Durham, England. (2022)Background: Despite prevailing UK integration policy proclaiming that integration consists of diverse, multi directional processes that involve changes to both refugee and receiving communities (Home Office, 2019), ...
'My soul has no colour' – Exploring the integration experience of South Asian economic migrants: A case study in Scotland, United Kingdom. (2022)A great deal of political and public discussion has emerged through theory and policy about refugees and asylum seekers' integration and the experience of their settlement process. However, the experience of other ...
Psychosocial impacts for Oregon healthcare interpreters on the COVID-19 frontlines, a qualitative research study. (2022)In December of 2019, the first case of a concerning, novel coronavirus was detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The virus spread quickly around the globe, creating the COVID-19 pandemic and significantly ...
Women who use Drugs and have Experienced Gender-Based Violence: Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing Substance Use Services in Scotland (2022)Against the backdrop of Scotland’s escalating drugs deaths crisis, women who use drugs face severe and unique challenges to accessing substance use support. Among these challenges are widespread experiences of gender-based ...
Contextualising health inequities and respiratory infections-associated with household air pollution among children: present and future challenges for maternal and children mortality reductions in Tanzania' (2022)Background: Health inequities and exposure to household air pollution from unprocessed fuel for cooking has become a significant public health concerns and threats in Tanzania. 85 percent of Tanzanian people use biomass ...