"Chronic disease in the ethnic minority and migrant groups: time for a paradigm shift in Europe"

Autor(es):
Pietro Amedeo Modesti, Francesco Perticone, Gianfranco Parati, Enrico Agabiti Rosei, Domenico Prisco

Publicação:
Internal and Emergency Medicine, 11 (3), 2016

Resumo:
(...) a shift towards non-communicable diseases is being observed in minority groups living in Europe, as a result of many concomitant factors. European countries need to be prepared by the implementation of (1) scientific and cultural training of health workers, (2) collection of sound data (3), and development of culturally adapted preventive health policies. It is now time to move the issue of the health of ethnic minorities higher up on the agenda of Europe.

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