The research investigates the strategies and procedures for including immigrant women in screening protocols for breast cancer and prevention of sexually-transmitted diseases. After analysing health inequalities from a theoretical perspective, the article provides a comparative overview of the state of health of the two populations in question (Milan and Beirut), interpreting various indicators of health. It goes on to examine the data on prevention of female cancer and sexually-transmitted diseases in either country. The attention then shifts to the results of field work, after consideration of some methodological points, proceeding by analysis of focus group interviews conducted in Milan and Beirut

Health inequalities and prevention of cancers and sexually-transmitted diseases:a trans-Mediterranean research project

Tognetti M
2016

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The research investigates the strategies and procedures for including immigrant women in screening protocols for breast cancer and prevention of sexually-transmitted diseases. After analysing health inequalities from a theoretical perspective, the article provides a comparative overview of the state of health of the two populations in question (Milan and Beirut), interpreting various indicators of health. It goes on to examine the data on prevention of female cancer and sexually-transmitted diseases in either country. The attention then shifts to the results of field work, after consideration of some methodological points, proceeding by analysis of focus group interviews conducted in Milan and Beirut
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