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International Journal of Home Science

2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 2, PART G

Mental health among migrant workers due to pandemic lockdown

Author(s): Dr. Aditi Mondal
Abstract:
The pandemic has exposed that gains made to address poverty, hunger, good health and well-being may face serious setbacks, unless the global community also urgently addresses the global environment threats that have similar capacity to gravely undermine the systems that enable humanity and the planet to survive the thrive.
As COVID 19 pandemic continues to have widespread impacts on workforces globally, migrant workers are among those withstanding the worst of the crisis. Due to pandemic situation, migrant workers lost their job, shelter and most importantly, they are in psychological stress, which is hampering their mental health. This current crisis of forced displacement is posing serious humanitarian and developmental challenge that cannot ignore. Mental, neurological and substance use disorders (MNS), often as “invisible” and “hidden” problems, are assuming alarming proportion, contributing significantly to the disease burden among migrant workers and pushing them traumatic condition.
Pages: 365-367  |  40 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Aditi Mondal. Mental health among migrant workers due to pandemic lockdown. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(2):365-367.
International Journal of Home Science