Caribbean Migration Project Featured in UWI Booklet

Dr. Ishtar Govia’s work was recently featured in the University of the West Indies Research Day booklet.

Under the theme “Research for Development” the feature highlighted the need for more understanding about the ways in which the phsycial, mental and social well-being of Jamaicans at home and abroad compare to one another, facilitating the integration of health policies with migration management strategies. The implications of the migration of Jamaicans and the Jamaican Diaspora on health policy and practice was also mentioned, citing the possibility of harnessing not just the financial capital of the Diaspora, but the human capital of those at home and abroad.

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