Access to healthcare for immigrants without status in Montreal - GEOG 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Kevin Manaugh

Supervisor's Email: kevin.manaugh [at]

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Supervisor's department: Geography

Course number: GEOG 396 (Geography)

Term: Fall 2014-2015

Project start date: September 2, 2014

Project end date: December 5, 2014

Project title: Access to healthcare for immigrants without status in Montreal

Project description (50-100 words suggested):The barriers to health care access for immigrants without status is a problem across Canada. Procedural and economic challenges of offering services burden the health care system. The health consequences suffered by immigrants when unable to find safe and affordable care also raise questions about ethics in health care practice and provision. While a body of country-level research on immigrant health exists, more analysis is needed in cities to inform policy. This project seeks to explore the regulations governing accessibility of care in Montreal for medically uninsured newcomers, understand the challenges faced by the practitioners that provide health services, and determine steps to guaranteeing access to care for all.

Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.

Grading scheme: To be confirmed (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade)

Other project information: This project will be co-supervised by Dr. Kevin Manaugh and Dr. Marie-Jo Ouimet.

Project status: This project is taken. The professor has no more '396' projects this term.

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: Human subjects.