Advancing Migrant Access to Health Services in Europe (AMASE): Protocol for a Cross-sectional Study [article]

Susana Monge, Siri Göpel, Giota Touloumi, Henrique Barros, Julia Del Amo, Andrew J Copas, Alain Volny-Anne, Anne-Francoise Gennotte, Cornelia Johanna Stähelin, Débora Álvarez-Del Arco, Ibidun Fakoya, Fiona M Burns (+1 others)
2016
Migrants form a substantial proportion of the population affected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in Europe, yet HIV prevention for this population is hindered by poor understanding of access to care and of postmigration transmission dynamics. Objective: We present the design and methods of the advancing Migrant Access to health Services in Europe (aMASE) study, the first European cross-cultural study focused on multiple migrant populations. It aims to identify the
more » ... cultural, and financial barriers to HIV prevention, diagnosis, and treatment and to determine the likely country of HIV acquisition in HIV-positive migrant populations. Methods: We delivered 2 cross-sectional electronic surveys across 10 countries (
doi:10.7892/boris.92877 fatcat:du5rqv7zd5ac7j33bhlz7m65zu