Migration Health

Healthy Migrants in Healthy Communities

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Selected Literature

  1. Gorbacheva, O., Mishra, A. K., Shapovalov, D., & Sudtasay  S. (2010). Prevalence of bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in the Bhutanese refugees in Nepal: Results of active case finding. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 14(1), 150.
  2. International Organization for Migration, World Health Organization, & United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner. (2013). International Migration, Health and Human Rights. Geneva: International Organization for Migration
  3. Laserson, K. F., Yen, N. T. N., Thornton, C. G., Mai, V. T. C., Jones, W., An, D. Q., Phuoc, N. H., Trinh, N. A., Nhung, D. T. C., Lien, T. X., Lan, N. T. N., Wells, C., Binkin, N., Cetron, M., & Maloney, S. A. (2005). Improved sensitivity of sputum smear microscopy after processing specimens with C18-Carboxypropylbetaine to detect acid-fast bacilli: A study of United States-bound immigrants from Vietnam. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 43(7), 3460-3462.
  4. Maloney, S. A., Fielding, K. L., Laserson, K. F., Jones, W., Yen, N. T. N., An, D. Q., Phuoc, N. H., Trinh, N. A., Nhung, D. T. C., Mai, V. T. C., Seawright, M. F., O’Rourke, T.,  Lien, T. X., Lan, N. T. N.,  Binkin, N., & Cetron, M. S. (2006). Assessing the performance of overseas tuberculosis screening programs. Archives of Internal Medicine, 166(2), 234-240.
  5. Oeltmann, J. E., Varma, J. K., Ortega, L., Liu, Y., O'Rourke, T., Cano, M., Harrington, T., Toney, S., Jones, W., Karuchit, S., Diem, L., Rienthong, D., Tappero, J. W., Ijaz, K., & Maloney, S. A. (2008). Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis outbreak among US-bound Hmong refugees, Thailand, 2005. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14(11), 1715-1721.
  6. Plant, A. J., Watkins, R. E., Gushulak, B., O'Rourke, T., Jones, W., Streeton, J., & Sang, D. (2002). Predictors of tuberculin reactivity among prospective Vietnamese migrants: The effect of smoking. Epidemiology and Infection, 128(1), 37-45.
  7. Plant, A. J., Watkins, R. E., Motus, N., Jones, W., O’Rourke, T., Streeton, J., & Gushulak, B. (2005). Results of tuberculosis screening in applicants for migration in Vietnam and Cambodia. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 9(2), 157-163.
  8. Ward, H. A., Marciniuk, D. D., Hoeppner, V. H., & Jones, W. (2005). Treatment outcome of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among Vietnamese immigrants. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 9(2), 164-169.
  9. Alvarez, G. G., Gushulak, B., Rumman, K. A., Altpeter, E., Chemtob, D., Douglas, P., Erkens, C., Helbling, P., Hamilton, I., Jones, J., Matteelli, A., Paty, M., Posey, D. L., Sagebiel, D., Slump, E., Tegnell, A., Valín, E. R., Winje, B. A., & Ellis, E. (2011). A comparative examination of tuberculosis immigration medical screening programs from selected countries with high immigration and low tuberculosis incidence rates. BMC Infectious Diseases, 11(3).
  10. Falzon, D., Zignol, M., Migliori, G. B., Nunn, P., Raviglione, M. C. (2012). Migration: an opportunity for the improved management of tuberculosis worldwide. Italian Journal of Public Health, 9(3).
  11. Liu, Y., Painter, J. A., Posey, D. L., Cain, K. P., Weinberg, M. S., Maloney, S. A., Ortega, L. S., & Cetron, M. S. (2012). Estimating the Impact of Newly Arrived Foreign-Born Persons on Tuberculosis in the United States. PLoS One, 7(2), e32158.
  12. World Health Organization. (2013). Improving early detection of active TB through systematic screening [Fact Sheet]. Geneva: WHO Document Production Services.
  13. World Health Organization. (2013). Systematic screening for active tuberculosis: Principles and recommendations. Geneva: WHO Document Production Services.
  14. World Health Organization & Stop TB Partnership. (2006). The Stop TB Strategy: Building on and enhancing DOTS to meet the TB-related Millennium Development Goals. Geneva: WHO.