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Letters Healthcare for asylum seekers

Healthcare for asylum seekers: recognise suffering and improve responses

BMJ 2022; 376 doi: (Published 27 January 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;376:o221
  1. Ayesha Ahmad, academic senior lecturer in global health
  1. St George’s, University of London, London, UK
  1. aahmad{at}

Thank you for emphasising the acute health injustices that asylum seekers face in the UK.1 As an academic I provide expert witness reports for asylum seekers’ humanitarian health needs. The documentation and evidence that healthcare professionals provide is vital in these cases. …

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