Journal Articles

Journal Articles

The maHp team publishes in a wide range of internationally accredited journals.

Latest Articles

Building alliances for the global governance of migration and health

Health governance has an important role in dealing with global migration, argue maHp/ ACMS director Jo Vearey and colleagues.

‘When they come, we don’t send them back’: counter-narratives of ‘medical xenophobia’ in South Africa’s public health care system

This article argues that there is more complexity, ambivalence, and a range of possible experiences of non-nationals in South Africa’s public health care system than the current extant literature on ‘medical xenophobia’ has suggested.

Responding to the health needs of migrant farm workers in South Africa: Opportunities and challenges for sustainable community‐based responses

This paper highlights the ways in which local interventions that mobilise community members can improve the access that rural, migrant farming communities have to healthcare.

Towards a framework for multisector and multilevel collaboration: case of HIV and AIDS governance in South Africa

Informed by the findings of the research on implementation of the multisectoral response to HIV in South Africa, and drawing from the existing literature; the authors propose a framework for multisector and multilevel collaboration.

Is it time to phase out UNDESA’s regional criterion of development?

This article shows that whether migrant stocks appear to be increasing or decreasing in developing countries depends on three factors: whether a regional or an economic criterion of “development” is used, whether volume is expressed in absolute numbers or as a percentage of total population, and whether the data include refugees and asylum seekers.

Sex Work, Migration, and Human Trafficking in South Africa: From polarised arguments to potential partnerships

This paper draws on research with sex workers and a sex worker organisation in South Africa, as well as reflections shared at two Sex Workers’ Anti-trafficking Research Symposiums. In so doing, the authors propose the further development of a Sex Work, Exploitation, and Migration/Mobility Model that takes into consideration the complexities of the quotidian experiences of migration and selling sex.