Self-Care & Health Care: How Migrant Women in the Greater Mekong Subregion Take Care of their Health

Self-Care & Health Care: How Migrant Women in the Greater Mekong Subregion Take Care of their Health

With the support of the United Nations Development Programme, MMN project partners in all countries of the GMS interviewed 114 migrant women to find out how women take care of their own health, what prevention measures and self-treatment measures they take, and how they make decisions about when to self-treat, to seek advice from a pharmacy, or to see a doctor. This study looked at factors that affect their ability to look after their health – whether through self-care or formal health care.

A full report is available online in English in PDF format. It is also available in print in English.

Published April 2015. PDF available at:

http://www.mekongmigration.org/Self-Care%20and%20Health%20Care_final.pdf

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