Public health services must be completely open to people of other than German origin, according to the authors of this FORUM.
Dorothea Grieger reports on the hurdles, which exist according to Federal Government Commissioner for Migration, Refugees and Integration and on actions at federal level to improve healthcare provision for migrants. Particular attention is paid to the discrimination suffered by girls and women, about whom many stereotypical ideas exist. Very often, these prevent adequate treatment or advice.
The gynaecologist Neslisah Terzioglu examines migration as a risk factor in pregnancy. In a study by Nürnberg Süd Hospital (Klinikum Nürnberg Süd), deficits in care for pregnant migrants were researched over five years and, in cooperation with advisory centres, the necessary screening services were adapted to these women’s requirements.
Migrants from Vietnam and Poland, who have been receiving little attention in the field of migration research, were asked about their health situation. Addionally, their need for psychosocial care was established.
Homosexuality has not been approached in Turkish/Kurdish, Polish and Russian speaking families. Since the family is of immense importance for all family members due to cultural factors and also their migrant status, identity conflicts associated with homosexuality may emerge particularly dramatically. Renate Rampf reports on the ambitious Berlin pilot project ‘Homosexuality being an issue in immigrant families’.
First generation Turkish men, the preconceptions associated with them and their actual conceptions of partnership and upbringing are subject to Margret Spohn’s investigation.
Daniel Kunz examines how pro familia is repositioning itself in the current social debate, and Stéphanìe Berrut of BZgA introduces the newly developed prevention file for sexually transmitted diseases, a comprehensive aid to multipliers, which can also be used without any specialist knowledge in the health field.
Forum Sex Education and Family Planing
3-2006 - Migration English Version
26. 07. 2018 / Hamburg