The health and healthcare of vulnerable migrant children | CPAG

The health and healthcare of vulnerable migrant children

Date: 
01 April 2011
Issue: 
Issue 138 (Spring 2011)

Many different groups of migrant children may be at particular risk of poor health and limited access to healthcare. These include unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (who have applied for asylum in their own right) and children who are dependants of asylum-seeking adults,

for some of whom disadvantage may persist after they or their families have been granted refugee status or leave to remain.