This book analyzes important international cases of immigrant and refugee health from diverse communication perspectives, providing theoretical frames and effective recommendations for designing future health communication campaigns and interventions for global health promotion.

Internationally renowned scholars elucidate the reality of health communication situations that immigrants and refugees experience in host countries around the globe and examine how national and global health risk situations, including the COVID-19 pandemic, affect immigrant and refugee health during difficult health circumstances. Offering effective health communication strategies for promoting immigrant and refugee health, the book also provides lessons learned from past and present health communication campaigns, responses of diverse communities, and governmental policies. 

This book with many case studies from major host countries on different continents, this book will be of interest to anyone researching or studying in the areas of health communication, public health, international relations, public administration, nursing, and social work.

chapter 2|20 pages

Cultural Factors Influencing Health Literacy, Health Care Access, and Health Behaviors Among Korean-Americans

ByKyeung Mi Oh, Kyungeh An, Moonju Lee, Gary L. Kreps

chapter 3|13 pages

Addressing the Health Communication Challenges facing Chinese American Immigrants

ByXuewei Chen, Ming Li, Gary L. Kreps

chapter 4|15 pages

Survival Against Odds

Undocumented Immigrants and Communication about Policies and Access to Health Care in the United States
ByJaime S. Robb, Ambar Basu

chapter 5|15 pages

Language Barriers as a Social Phenomenon

Distinctive Impacts on Health Communication in Japan and the United States
BySachiko Terui, Elaine Hsieh

chapter 6|16 pages

Mapping Young Female Refugees' Personal Communication System for Health Promotion

A Pilot Project in the United States
ByHua Wang

chapter 7|18 pages

Communicating COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures to Vulnerable Communities

The Case of Refugees and Migrants in Austria and Germany
ByJudith Kohlenberger, Maria Gruber

chapter 9|15 pages

Diffusion of Information and Influence for Promoting Health among Joseon-Jok Workers in South Korea

ByDo Kyun David Kim, Eun-Jeong Han, Seulgi Park

chapter 10|16 pages

Immigration, Social Support, and Well-Being

A Case Study of Immigrants in Hong Kong
ByLeanne Chang

chapter 11|16 pages

Covid-19 Pandemic Experienced by Migrant Workers in Densely Populated Singapore

Case Perspectives for Health Communication
ByMay O. Lwin, Chitra Panchapakesan, Hedwig Alfred

chapter 12|18 pages

Health Communication Barriers Faced by Rohingya Refugees During COVID-19

ByMuhiuddin Haider, Sameen Ahmed, Jamal Uddin

chapter 13|17 pages

Communicative Health Promotion for Refugee Children in Uganda

ByDavid Kaawa-Mafigiri, Francis Kato, Agnes Kyamulabi, Tamara Giles-Vernick, Ruth Kutalek, David Napier, Eddie J. Walakira

chapter 14|13 pages

South-South Migration and the Health Communication Concerns Confronting Venezuelan Refugees in Peru

ByHilda Patricia Garcia Cosavalente, Gary L. Kreps

chapter 16|16 pages

Health Campaigns and Message Design for Immigrant Populations

ByXiaomei Cai, Xiaoquan Zhao, Kyeung Mi Oh, Emily B. Peterson