General Health

Ekwonye, A. U., Ezumah, B. A., Nwosisi, N. (2021). Meaning in life and impact of COVID-19 pandemic on African immigrants in the United States. Wellbeing, Space and Society. Volume 2,
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Henry Osokpo, O., James, R., Riegel, B. (2021). Maintaining cultural identity: A systematic mixed studies review of cultural influences on the self-care of African immigrants living with non-communicable disease. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Feb 22. doi: 10.1111/jan.14804. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33619819. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33619819/ 


Salami, B., Fernandez-Sanchez, H., Fouche, C., Evans, C., Sibeko, L., Tulli, M., Bulaong, A., Kwankye, S. O., Ani-Amponsah, M., Okeke-Ihejirika, P., Gommaa, H., Agbemenu, K., Ndikom, C. M., & Richter, S. (2021). A Scoping Review of the Health of African Immigrant and Refugee Children. International journal of environmental research and public health18(7), 3514. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18073514


Roberts, D. A., Abera, S., Basualdo, G., Kerani, R. P., Mohamed, F., Schwartz, R., Gebreselassie, B., Ali, A., & Patel, R. (2021). Barriers to accessing preventive health care among African-born individuals in King County, Washington: A qualitative study involving key informants. PloS one, 16(5), e0250800. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0250800 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33970923/. eCollection 2021. PMID: 33970923


Corley, A., & Sabri, B. (2021). Exploring African Immigrant Women’s Pre- and Post-Migration Exposures to Stress and Violence, Sources of Resilience, and Psychosocial Outcomes. Issues in mental health nursing, 42(5), 484–494. https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2020.1814912.  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32886021/


Omenka, O. I., Watson, D. P., & Hendrie, H. C. (2020). Understanding the healthcare experiences and needs of African immigrants in the United States: a scoping review. BMC public health20(1), 27. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-8127-9. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31914960/


Ibe-Lamberts, K., Tshiswaka, D. I., Onyenekwu, I., Schwingel, A., & Iwelunmor, J. (2018). Dance and Hometown Associations are Promising Strategies to Improve Physical Activity Participation Among US Nigerian Transnational Immigrants. Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities5(2), 253–260. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-017-0365-x. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28411328/


Adekeye, O. A., Adesuyi, B. F., & Takon, J. G. (2018). Barriers to Healthcare among African Immigrants in Georgia, USA. Journal of immigrant and minority health20(1), 188–193. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-017-0549-9. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28213691/


Adeniji, A. O. (2018). The Importance of the African Immigrant Experience for Health Promotion: An Integrative Literature Review. Department of Health Education and Behavior of the University of Florida.  https://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00063066/00001


Kerani, R. P., Kwakwa, H. A. (2018). Scaring Undocumented Immigrants Is Detrimental to Public Health. American Journal of Public Health 108, no. 9: pp. 1165-1166. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304596. PMID: 30089000


Zong, J., Batalova, J. (2017). Sub-Saharan African immigrants in the United States. Migration Policy Institute Spotlight.


Castañeda, H., Holmes, S. M., Madrigal, D. S., Young, M. E., Beyeler, N., Quesada, J. (2015). Immigration as a social determinant of health. Annu Rev Public Health; 36:375-92. doi: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-032013-182419. Epub 2014 Dec 10.


Venters, H., & Gany, F. (2011). African immigrant health. J Immigr Minor Health. 2011;13(2):333–44. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-009-9243-x


Winston, S. E, & Beckwith, C. G. (2011). The impact of removing the immigration ban on HIV-infected persons. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 25(12):709–11