3 February 2015, 12pm noon GMT
Population mobility is increasingly recognised as a central determinant of health, yet public health responses fail to engage with migration. This is especially true when thinking about HIV prevention and treatment programmes.
- explores the relationship between migration and HIV
- suggests ways to improve responses
- proposes methods for measuring population movements in formative and evaluation research
With a commitment to social justice and the development of pro-poor policy responses, Jo Vearey's research explores international, regional, national and local responses to migration, health and urban vulnerabilities. Jo is interested in urban health, public health, migration and health, the social determinants of health, HIV, sex work and local level responses. She is a Senior Researcher with the African Centre for Migration and Society, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.