Project Description

Strengthen Community-based Care to minimize health inequalities and improve the integration of vulnerable migrants and refugees into local communities

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Duration: 01/05/2017 – 30/04/2020 (36 months)

The project will:

o   Describe the current health profile of vulnerable migrants and asylum seekers as well as the needs, expectations and capacities of health service providers;

o   Develop a comprehensive toolbox for the implementation of community based care models including prediction models, best practice examples, algorithms and tailor-made materials;

o   Pilot test and assess community care models and produce guidelines and recommendations.

Partners:

–          Institute of Preventive Medicine Environmental and Occupational Health, Greece
–          Oxfam Italia onlus, Italy
–          Ethno-Medizinisches Zentrum e.V., Germany
–          National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Bulgaria
–          Ethniko Kai Kapodistriako Panepistimio Athinon, Greece
–          Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sante Publique, France
–          Centre for Advancement of Research and Development in Educational Technology Ltd (CARDET), Cyprus
–          Region of Sterea Ellada, Greece
–          Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
–          Central Union of Municipalities of Greece, Greece
–          Ministry of Health, Greece
–          Verein Multikulturell, Austria
–          Universitat de Valencia, Spain
–          Kopin, Malta

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Funders:
EC – 3rd Health Programme
Malta – MSDC Cofinancing Fund for CSOs