The prevalence of NCDs such as diabetes and hypertension in adults in certain low- and middle-income countries is as high as 25–35%.
Characteristics of NCDs
The risk factors differ during pre-migration and post-migration period.
“Blood pressure is the force exerted by circulating blood against the walls of the body’s arteries, the major blood vessels in the body. Hypertension is when blood pressure is too high” WHO, 2021.
Every individual has the right to make its own choices about their sexual and reproductive health.
Sexual and reproductive health services include maternal and neonatal care, access to contraception and the prevention and treatment of HIV or other sexually transmitted infections that affect both men and women.
Maternal and neonatal care is at the heart of the UNHCR's work on sexual and reproductive health.
Offers the following services:
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
Immigrant populations are at greater risk for a missed HIV diagnosis.