Refugee and Migrant Health: A Perspective from Sweden

  • Hannah Bradby
Part of the Migration, Minorities and Modernity book series (MMMO, volume 4)


This chapter describes healthcare access and uptake in Sweden, with particular reference to a peak in asylum seekers arrivals at the end of 2015. The influence of healthcare organisation and of the politics of migration governance are described. The chapter ends by suggesting what challenges lie ahead and the potential solutions which could be adopted.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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