2018As of the year, 2.367.607 foreigners reside in Korea, of which about 350,000 are undocumented migrant workers living in Korea.. of these Medical problems are two, five to three times more common than Koreans., Foreign workers have musculoskeletal disorders due to intense physical labor, stomach/duodenal ulcer, High blood pressure, allergy, diabetes, Heart disease is common.
Depression is twice as common as in Koreans., The multicultural family of marriage immigrants The prevalence of the disease is 5-6 times higher than that of Koreans. mainly anemia, allergic disease, stomach/duodenal ulcer, uterine fibroids, High blood pressure is common. Spouses of married immigrants often complain of health problems, and their children's development and health problems
It's not a problem to overlook.. Their health problems will have to be addressed with the problem of socio-cultural adaptation..
Clinic 'Hope Care Center' for the underprivileged
South Korea's healthcare system is rated as excellent globally, but there are still blind spots in healthcare. Among them, foreign workers who do not have access to the health care system due to language or cultural differences, Multicultural family, There are medical underprivileged people, such as refugees.. In this The Korean Red Cross and Samsung worked hand-in-hand to envision a medical facility that could provide adequate care for the underprivileged., As a result, the ‘Hope Medical Center’ was opened..
The Hope Medical Center located within the National Red Cross Hospital provides medical services and supports medical expenses for the medically underprivileged in the blind spot.. The Korean Red Cross provides medical facilities for the Red Cross Hospital., Samsung, The Community Chest of Social Welfare provides financial support to practice public health care in the most marginalized places rather than alone..