“Tough on borders”: how Australia’s immigration detention system fails refugee and asylum seeker health

Nilanthy Vigneswaran
Med J Aust 2022; 217 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51632
Published online: 11 July 2022

Facilitating medical advocacy at individual and systemic levels to improve health and living conditions of people in immigration detention

Medicine is social science and politics nothing but medicine on a grand scale. Rudolf Virchow, 1848

  • Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT

Competing interests:

No relevant disclosures.


remove_circle_outline Delete Author
add_circle_outline Add Author

Do you have any competing interests to declare? *

I/we agree to assign copyright to the Medical Journal of Australia and agree to the Conditions of publication *
I/we agree to the Terms of use of the Medical Journal of Australia *
Email me when people comment on this article

Online responses are no longer available. Please refer to our instructions for authors page for more information.