Monthly Archives: July 2018

Risk and hardship on the way to Europe: what makes women migrants vulnerable in EU borderlands?


Research published today in Comparative Migration Studies documents the daily lives and struggles of pregnant migrants at EU borders, an under-examined and under-communicated topic. Here the authors share the challenges and dangers pregnant migrants face, uncovered in their year-long investigation. They also share personal accounts from the women themselves.


Quo vadis blockchain in health and healthcare?


You may be familiar with blockchain as the technology powering bitcoin cryptocurrency. But blockchain’s potential goes far beyond this, with healthcare being just one of the industries set to be revolutionized. In an editorial published today in the International Journal of Health GeographicsMaged N. Kamel Boulos and colleagues discuss how we could soon see blockchain technology securing patient and provider identities, managing medical supply lines, enabling public and open geo-tagged data and much more.

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