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Type of publication: Mokslo tiriamųjų darbų, projektų ir kitos ataskaitos / Reports of science exploratory works and projects (K4c)
Field of Science: Sociologija / Sociology (S005)
Contributor(s): Šumskas, Linas;Bartušienė, Daiva;Guzevičiūtė, Gintarė
Title: MIPEX health strand: Country report, Lithuania. Migrant integration policy index health strand : Reports (external)
Extent: 28 p
Publishing data: Brussels : International Organization for Migration
Date: 2016
Series/Report no.: (IOM migration research series, no. 52 2414-2573)
Keywords: Transients and migrants;Emigration and immigration;Health services accessibility;Public policy;Health status disparities;Socioeconomic factors;Lithuania
Abstract: This report was produced within the framework of the IOM’s EQUI-HEALTH project, in collaboration with Cost Action IS1103 ADAPT and the Migrant Policy Group (MPG). Full details of the research and its methodology are contained in Sections I and II of the Summary Report, which can be downloaded from the IOM website at It is recommended to consult this report for clarification of the exact meaning of the concepts used. Sections 5–8 are based on data from the MIPEX Health strand questionnaire, which covers 23 topics, in 10 of which multiple indicators are averaged. Each indicator is rated on a 3-point Likert scale as follows: 0 no policies to achieve equity 50 policies at a specified intermediate level of equity 100 equitable or near-equitable policies. ‘Equity’ between migrants and nationals means that migrants are not disadvantaged with respect to nationals. This usually requires equal treatment, but where migrants have different needs it means that special measures should be taken for them. Scores relate to policies adopted (though not necessarily implemented) by 31st December 2014. However, some later developments may be mentioned in the text. To generate the symbols indicating a country’s ranking within the whole sample, the countries were first ranked and then divided into five roughly equal groups (low score – below average – average – above average – high). It should be remembered that these are relative, not absolute scores. The background information in sections 1-4 was compiled with the help of the following sources. Where additional sources have been used, they are mentioned in footnotes or references. It should be noted that the information in WHO and Eurostat databases is subject to revision from time to time, and may also differ slightly from that given by national sources.These reports are being written for the 34 countries in the EQUI-HEALTH sample, i.e. all [...]
Affiliation(s): Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas. Medicinos akademija
Sociologijos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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