[Comment] Evolving migrant crisis in Europe: implications for health systems

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Lancet Global Health
The Lancet Global Health is The Lancet's first gold open-access title and focuses on original research, commentary, correspondence and blogs on topics including maternal and child health, infectious and noncommunicable diseases, mental health, and more. The Editor is Zoë Mullan.

The 2016 UN high-level Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York (NY, USA)1 provided a historic opportunity to engage world leaders in responding to the health dimensions of mass migration. Despite the magnitude of the phenomenon and its potential for changing global as well as national health patterns, the response to date has been, at best, variable.2,3 At worst, it has been an example of national and international benign neglect. The health sector has been especially passive on this issue.

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[Comment] Evolving migrant crisis in Europe: implications for health systems