A Watchful Eye: Public Health’s Role in Immigration | Apr 25, 2017
At its most foundational form, immigration is about the assimilation of one group into another. Alongside that assimilation come key public health concerns – new groups of people can introduce previously unseen diseases, or native diseases may be unfamiliar to the immigrating group. As a result, public health officials closely monitor global immigration to ensure the wellbeing of all involved. Review this infographic to learn more about public health’s role in immigration.