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Submitted: 15 September 2010 Modified: 14 September 2010
HERDIN Record #: PCHRD09141008093684

Health at stake: access to health of overseas Filipino workers 2005 report.

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Publication Type
Annual Report
Title
Health at stake: access to health of overseas Filipino Workers 2005 Report
Publication Date
January 2006
Page(s)
1-52

Objectives

The research aims to improve conditions in migration that promote and protect the health and well-being of OFWs. It hopes to infl uence the creation and/or improvement of such policies and programs for OFWs. Specifi cally, this research aimed:

1. To determine the level of accessibility of health-related information and healthcare services to Filipino migrant workers

2. To determine whether existing laws and policies promote and/or protect migrant workersÃÆ'Æ'Æ’ÃÆ'‚¢ÃÆ'Æ'¢ÃÆ'¢â‚¬Ã...¡ÃÆ'‚¬ÃÆ'Æ'¢ÃÆ'¢â‚¬Ã...¾ÃÆ'‚¢ access to health-related information and services

3. To generate a set of recommendations from different stakeholders on how to improve access of Filipino migrant workers to health-related information and services

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