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Desafíos en la atención sanitaria de migrantes internacionales en Chile

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dc.contributor.author Bernales, Margarita
dc.contributor.author Cabieses, Báltica
dc.contributor.author McIntyre, Ana Maria
dc.contributor.author Chepo, Macarena
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-04T15:52:49Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-04T15:52:49Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Rev. Per. Med. Exper. S. Publ. 2017 Vol 34 es_CL
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11447/1640
dc.description.abstract Objectives. To investigate the perceptions of primary health workers (PHW) about the challenges of health care for migrants. Materials and methods. A qualitative multicase study was conducted in eight communes of Chile, using the snowball technique, where 101 PHW and local authorities were recruited. Semi-structured interviews and focal groups were conducted, achieving information saturation. Results. The findings were grouped into two major thematic axes: 1. Technical and administrative difficulties, and 2. Perception of cultural barriers. According to the PHW, although regulations have been established and health care strategies have been generated for the migrant population, these are mostly not stable or known to all PHW. They are also not easy to implement in the various realities investigated. The absence of records on the number of migrants accessing the health system makes it difficult to design specific interventions. Additionally, health care has complications, and the PHW do not necessarily have tools that allow them to provide a care that is culturally sensitive to the needs of the migrant community. Conclusions. The findings put into question the new challenges in health that Chile is facing in the face of the growing migrant population. The needs perceived by PHW are: stability and clarity in the regulations in force in relation to access and provision of services, training in regulations and the concrete way in which they should operate, and sensitization in cultural competence. es_CL
dc.format.extent 9 es_CL
dc.language.iso spa es_CL
dc.publisher Instituto Nacional de Salud de Peru es_CL
dc.subject Human Migration es_CL
dc.subject Primary Health Care es_CL
dc.subject Chile es_CL
dc.subject Health Personnel es_CL
dc.title Desafíos en la atención sanitaria de migrantes internacionales en Chile es_CL
dc.type Artículo es_CL


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