Compulsory screening of immigrants for TB and HIV

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7444.897-b (Published 08 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:897

Broader focus is needed for immigration and health issues

  1. Shahid A Khan, consultant physician (shahidak@aol.com)
  1. Lister Hospital, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4AB

    EDITOR—Coker's editorial highlights the knee jerk response to immigrants and poorly thought through proposals for immigration policies.1 Immigration is a fact of life that needs apposite management rather than antagonism. Gains are to be achieved for all with properly structured programmes for immigrants.

    Immigration has continued for centuries and …

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