publication . Article . 2016

An evaluation of a health screening program for migrant women to Taiwan, China

Yu-Chu Huang; Nigel Joseph Mathers; Su-Lih Chia; Ming-Neng Shiu; Shu-Chen Kao;
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  • Published: 01 May 2016 Journal: Family Medicine and Community Health, volume 4, pages 5-15 (issn: 2305-6983, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ
Abstract
Objective We aimed to evaluate an integrated screening program for female migrants to Taiwan. Method We performed a mixed methodological evaluation of a public health nurse (PHN)-led intervention to promote an integrated screening program for female migrants to Taiwan. The clinical case yield was determined by an audit, and staff/client questionnaires were used for the evaluation. Screening comprised surveillance for four untreated chronic diseases (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, tuberculosis, and liver disease), four cancers (mouth, bowel, liver, and cervix), parasitic infection, and hyperlipidemia. Results Three hundred and thirty-six PHNs and 4751 immigrant...
Subjects
free text keywords: Tuberculosis, medicine.disease, medicine, China, Immigration, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Mainland China, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, Family medicine, Audit, Disease, Cervix, medicine.anatomical_structure, business.industry, business, Women’s health, female migrant health, health screening, Medicine (General), R5-920
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publication . Article . 2016

An evaluation of a health screening program for migrant women to Taiwan, China

Yu-Chu Huang; Nigel Joseph Mathers; Su-Lih Chia; Ming-Neng Shiu; Shu-Chen Kao;