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International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care is a double blind peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal focusing on how international migration relates to health and social care issues, including mental health.

ISSN: 1747-9894
eISSN: 1747-9894

Aims and scope

International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care (IJMHSC) welcomes research, viewpoint, technical and conceptual papers, case studies and literature and general reviews on: 

  • Refugees, including refugee children 
  • Internal displacement 
  • Migrants’ social networks 
  • Family separation 
  • Human trafficking 
  • Integration of migrants
  • Labour migration
  • Asylum seekers
  • Undocumented migrants

IJMHSC is vital for everyone involved in research into or the provision of health and social care services to ethnic minority groups, migrants and/or refugees. 

The journal is a hugely valuable source of information for academics, students, practitioners, managers, migration and mental health services providers, policy-makers, commissioners, interpreters, voluntary organisations, local authorities, NHS Trusts and commissioning bodies, carers and service users.

Top cited

These are the top cited articles for this journal, from the last 12 months according to Crossref (Last updated: October 2023)

This journal is aligned with our healthier lives goal

We understand the importance of a world that recognises and protects the most vulnerable and acknowledges the importance of a healthy mind as well as a healthy body.

SDG 1 No poverty
SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 3 Good health & well-being
SDG 6 Clean water & sanitation
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
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