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Department
Geography
Course
GGRB28H3
Professor
Talar Sahsuvaroglu
Semester
Summer

Description
Lecture health and effects on migration - selevtivity of migration: healthy migrate effect (know what this mean: those who work in non labour work are healthier), reverse selectiveity:older inidivuals travel for better health care or else might not have lower income have to move to lower income place, unhealthy selection: limitation to migration migration occurs for health dcare and sopcial suppropt: hive and aids: these ppl tended to move to vancouver...bc more of an understand community...better level of health care available...better accomidating...and older ppl whom are healther could migrate to hot place during summer... migration and health services: less use of preventative care (often due to language barriers, can be due to legal), culturally sensitive health care (is needed for language and for comfort, unsetand culturally), in US lack of economic conditions to get forms of health care (programs have been creative in order to improve access to care)(insurance), often migraates have a lack of knowledge in health care...and about services (informal networks), informal networks of care not only not knowing where to go but also informal networks of care, also professionals (brain drain-> ) can effects providers bc good professional who are not paid well may choose to leave, medical tourism - subdivision of migration for health care...theraputic sites, theraputic landscapes, ...it could even be heart replacements or hip replacements, very commified (wealthy ppl), consumer -oriented industry -countries known for quality of care..eg germany and switzerland -other countries compete based on: price, amenties... why does it happen why is it so important? (medical tourism) -> increase in medical toursm due to price, affordabilirt of travel, internet promotion, improvements in standards of care, internet promotion, wait times, -> increase toursim...a tearing system occurs bc some ppl are able to afford these medical serivces so it can be access faster to those with money ->critiques -> cost of follow-up on home systems, risk of complication (that may not be in the packages), exposure to disease (other countries might have differen disease ur not immune too), removal of resources from destination country (these resources are not longer beeing used as much in that country ), weak malpractise (what if something goes wrong in another country), two-tier country (not a princple of canada systems but it happens),recruitment of professionals from other countries sample exam questions: identify and discuss three potential problems and meical tourism what are the four fact
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