Launch of the project “Fostering integration by addressing Health Equity” – 26 October 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

On 26 October 2017, IOM Lisbon with the participation of IOM Migration Health Department Regional Office Brussels will launch the project “Fostering integration by addressing Health Equity” and in particular, its component on Health Equity. In addition, the tool of the Standards for Equity in Health Care, developed by the Task Force Migrant-Friendly and Culturally Competent Health and care (TF MFCCH), with whom IOM is cooperating with, will also be presented. 

The meeting will count with the participation of the Directorate-General of Health and the High Commissioner for Migration in Portugal, as well as around 60 representatives from regional health authorities, health service providers, civil society organisations, and academia.

Representatives from the Belgian Ministry of Health and Finish health authorities, two of the 16 countries and 55 health care organisations that have implemented the Equity Health Care Standards will share their experience.

 

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