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June 2019

Panel discussion, Migration and Health: Global journeys through policy and practice

26 June, 2019 - 28 June, 2019
Montreal Canadá + Google Map

Montreal, June 2019 High numbers of people moving around the globe has drawn attention to migrant needs across a range of areas. In recent years, hundreds of thousands of refugees have arrived in host countries across the world, often in communities that have not experienced high levels of immigration before. The ability and willingness of these countries to address the needs of newcomers are being challenged on a number of fronts. Migrant families face a wide range of challenges along…

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September 2019

IX congreso de migraciones 2019

4 September, 2019 - 6 September, 2019
Barcelona España + Google Map

Temática: “Fronteras, Movilidades y Exclusiones" En el mundo actual la in/movilidad se ha convertido en un aspecto central con impactos sobre la vida de las personas y los gobiernos a distintos niveles y escalas. Mientras la realidad muestra cómo las fronteras geopolíticas y sociales se refuerzan y se instalan nuevas exclusiones sobre las viejas formas de estratificación social, se hace más evidente la necesidad de contar con análisis complejos y globales, y perspectivas que permitan desarrollar rupturas y respuestas a…

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11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH 2019)

16 September, 2019 - 20 September, 2019
Liverpool Reino Unido + Google Map

RSTMH hosted the 11th ECTMIH in 2019, on behalf of the Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and International Health (FESTMIH), at the ACC in Liverpool, UK.  Every two years, ECTMIH 2019 brings together more than 1,500 scientists and experts from across the world. Dra Nuria Serre as the MyHealth's coordinator explained how MyHealth Project can serve as a model to engage vulnerable migrants and refugees in their health through community empowerement and learning alliance. The Congress provides a platform for sharing…

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MyHealth has attended to EU High Level Health Programme in Brussels

30 September, 2019

Nuria Serre, Esperanza Esteban and Eva Hajdok from MyHealth project and Pania Karnaki from Mig-HealthCare met Paola d’Acapito European Commission Project Officer in Brussels at EU High Level Health Programme conference opened by Mr. Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. Both projects were invited to disseminate highlights of their research project results on migrants’ health through a poster presentation. Due to the cooperation with Mig-HealthCare, besides of the MyHealth consortium member related countries (Spain, UK, Italy, Greece, Germany, Check…

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October 2019

27-30 October. XI SEMTSI Congress. Challenges on Global Health:

27 October, 2019 - 30 October, 2019
Ávila, Av. de Madrid, 102
Ávila, 05001 Spain
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The XI Congress of the Spanish Society of Tropical Medicine and International Health, organized by the Instituto Mixto de Investigación Escuela Nacional de Sanidad – UNED (IMIENS), will take palce on the Congress centre Lienzo Norte at Ávila from the 27th to the 30th of October 2019. The moto chosen is "Challenges on Global Health", and it pretends to achieve a forum of reflexion about our duties as key actors on Tropical Medicine and International health. The participation of MyHealth…

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Workshop for the Evaluation of the Directory “Overcome language barriers! Foreign language skills in Berlin´s medical practices”

31 October, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Date: 31.10.2019 Time: 13:00 -15:00 Place: HINBUN - International education and counselling centre for women and their families - www.hinbun.de 2 Moderator: Marula & Carolina (Team Migrantas e.V.) 14 Participants: Assessors of the organization- Lunch with migrant women in Berlin Aim and benefit of the study: The aim of the study is to obtain information about the directory "Overcome language barriers! Foreign language skills in Berlin´s medical practices” from potential users (migrants and refugees). In addition, the perspective of the…

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November 2019

The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) together with European MEP for Finland, Sirpa Pietikäinen held an information day on women’s health in the European Parliament.

6 November, 2019 - 23 November, 2019

On the 6th of November 2019, The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) together with European MEP for Finland, Sirpa Pietikäinen held an information day on women’s health in the European Parliament. The speakers included representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO), the EU Commission, Members of the European Parliament and other stakeholders. Under the new European Commission and European Parliament, policymakers will focus on sectors crucial to growth, competitiveness and job creation. The Finnish EU Presidency’s main social and…

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Women’s Health Information Day -ECONOMY OF WELLBEING HEALTHY WOMEN – HEALTHY EUROPE

6 November, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, Place du Luxembourg 100
Brussels, Belgium
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Under the new European Commission and European Parliament, policymakers will focus on sectors crucial to growth, competitiveness and job creation. The Finnish EU Presidency's main social and health theme is the 'Economy of Wellbeing' which examines gender-equal economies and gender mainstreaming. Wellbeing and economic policies are closely intertwined and mutually reinforcing. Economic growth improves people's wellbeing, and a healthy population enhance economic growth and stability. The EIWH Open Day will illustrate how a comprehensive, inclusive Europe must prioritise women's health.

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12th European Public Health Conference

20 November, 2019 - 23 November, 2019
Marseille Francia + Google Map

Marseille 2019: Building bridges for solidarity and public health The 12th EPH Conference will be held in Marseille, France. The annual EPH conferences are considered the premier European gatherings of public health professionals worldwide. Delegates include researchers, policymakers, practitioners and educators in public health and many other related fields.

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MyHealth team at the European Congres of Public Health in Marseille

21 November, 2019

On 21st November, MyHealth team presented the Workshop "Developing interventions to improve migrants’ healthcare access in Europe" with  results from the cross-disciplinary MyHealth project to discuss them and the early lessons with policymakers, academics, funders and practitioners in the area of migration and health. This project strongly relies on a participatory approach to ensure a beneficiary-centred approach in implementing a number of interconnected objectives. To ensure a meaningful involvement of the community we applied the Metaplan© technique to identify  and prioritize health needs and solutions perceived by vulnerable immigrants and also by professionals from diverse backgrounds working with them at the four partnering sites (Barcelona, Berlin, Brno and Athens). The Metaplan© is a qualitative technique that involves first collecting ideas or information on cards, grouping the cards according to shared characteristics, and ultimately, using…

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