Migrants' Access to Health Care, State Responsibility and NGOs' Role in an Age of Neo-Liberal Globalization Academic Article uri icon


  • Migration and the presence of large non-citizen populations in nation states highlight the tensions between global mobility and traditional concepts of citizenship. Migrants find themselves at the interface between globalized realities and confined national frameworks (Balibar, 2004), also with regard to their access to host coun-tries' healthcare systems. As a result, they often remain excluded, or are only partially entitled to health benefits (Morris, 2003). In many countries NGOs are an important agent in the debate on migrants' access …

publication date

  • January 1, 2012