Barreras y facilitadores percibidos en la atención de salud a personas migrantes en Chile

Translated title of the contribution: Perceived barriers and facilitators in health care for migrants in Chile

Kattya Pezoa Sade, Macarena Chepo Chepo

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Main objective: To explore barriers and facilitators perceived by health professionals in the care of migrants in Primary Health Care (PHC) in Santiago de Chile in 2020. Methodology: Qualitative design, case study. Ten PHC professionals were interviewed. Content analysis was used to determine thematic patterns, according to Creswell. Approval was obtained from the Ethics Committee of Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile. Main results: Language was perceived as one of the main barriers to health care for migrants and a lack of training. The availability of technological tools to reduce communication gaps and the willingness of professionals to establish a therapeutic relationship were highlighted as facilitators. Main conclusion: Care for migrants in PHC requires culturally relevant strategies, considering barriers such as language and lack of training, and taking advantage of technological tools for effective communication.

Translated title of the contributionPerceived barriers and facilitators in health care for migrants in Chile
Original languageSpanish
Article numbere14356
JournalIndex de Enfermeria
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2023

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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