UCL Public Policy


Health on the MovE (HOME) Smartphone App

Paper published in Welcome Open Research on using a smartphone app to explore the health and wellbeing of migrants in the United Kingdom.

24 February 2023

International policy case study

Research title: Health on the MovE (HOME) Smartphone App
Faculty: UCL Population Health Sciences
Activity: Consultancy
Policy type: Migrant welfare
Country/Region: Europe
Policy partner: UN Agencies


Led by Dr Robert Aldridge of the UCL Institute of Health Informatics, the Health on the Move (HOME) study set out to understand the broader determinants of health of international migrants and how these change over time since migration to the United Kingdom (UK). To address this knowledge gap, the research team aim to conduct a prospective cohort study with data acquisition via a smartphone application (app).


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