This month has seen us focus on travel and migration – a theme of increasing importance in the modern-day world. In light of this we caught up with Marta Tilli on her research investigating the burden of infectious diseases in the Moria refugee camp (Levos, Greece).
Population mobility and infectious diseases and infectious diseases and population mobility – direction really does matter?
Infectious diseases and population mobility are intimately linked from the perspectives of clinical practice to global health policy. Mobility bridges significant epidemiological differences in the classical determinants of health for all diseases. The new reality is that “surveillance, detection and response” activities in infectious diseases clinical care and public health are the responsibility all members of society.