Migrants in an irregular situation: Access to healthcare in 10 European Union Member States
Corporate author: FRA – European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
Publication date: January 2011
This report explores the access to healthcare granted to irregular migrants in 10 EU Member States. It focuses on migrants who are present in an irregular situation, namely those who do not fulfil conditions for entry, stay or residence. Through interviews with a range of different sources including public authorities at the national and local level, health professionals, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) providing healthcare and irregular migrants themselves, this report documents the legal, economic and practical obstacles that hinder irregular migrants’ access to healthcare.