Filipino migrants: barriers & challenges for health services

Not only do Australian women have trouble with the health system, but so to do migrant women.

Filipino migrants find navigating the healthcare system difficult, with poor English skills and cultural silence on mental health some of the challenges.

So how can our health system be more inclusive?

Della Maneze is a PhD student at the University of Technology Sydney and Western Sydney University. She has been looking at the barriers for Filipino migrants in Australia’s healthcare system.

Image: PACAF on Flickr.

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