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Fourth Meeting of Mediators and Coordinators of Mediation Programmes from Europe in Seville, Spain
14.09.2016 IOM
In the period 6-8 June 2016, IOM, the Comisionada del Plan Integral del Polígono Sur in Seville and CESPYD-University of Seville jointly organized a fourth Study Visit in Seville, Spain as part of the Regional Pilot Intervention on “Health Mediation and the Roma” within the IOM/EC/ DG SANTE Equi-Health project (“Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups”).
Presentation of Regional Intervention on Roma Health Mediation
14.09.2016 IOM
IOM presents the Regional Intervention on “Health Mediation and the Roma” at the Regional conference of the Patient Access Partnership (PACT), “Cooperation within the Region: A Way to Improve Access to Quality Healthcare in CEE” held on 12-13 September 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria
CoE publishes a Thematic Report on Roma Health mediators
14.09.2016
The Ad Hoc Committee of Experts on Roma and Traveller Issues (CAHROM) has recently published the Thematic Report of the Group of Experts on Roma Health Mediators (following the CAHROM thematic visit to Sofia, Bulgaria on 2-4 November 2015).
IOM MHD RO Brussels will participate at the conference Intercultural Mediation in contemporary Europe: challenges and possibilities" to be held on 8-9 September 2016 in Athens, Greece
08.09.2016
IOM MHD RO Brussels will contribute to the session on Intercultural Mediation, Multicultural Europe and the Refugee Crisis at the TIME project conference Intercultural Mediation in contemporary Europe: challenges and possibilities to be held on 8-9 September 2016 in Athens.

Work and activities undertaken within the framework of both IOM/EC DGA’s Equi-Health and Re-Health, including MIPEX health policy related indicators, development of an European Network of Community Health Mediators and e-platform as part of the Regional Intervention on “Health Mediation and the Roma” as well as respective training for service providers and for health mediators will be presented.
IOM Slovenia holds Introductory Training Course on Cultural Mediation in Ljubljana
04.08.2016
Between 25 and 29 July 2016, IOM Slovenia held a training course on cultural mediation in Ljubljana with a focus on assistance provided in healthcare settings. The training was held with the support of the Migrant and Refugee Fund of the Council of Europe Development Bank.

The training had the objective to endorse professionals with migrant background residing in Slovenia with the necessary knowledge and skills needed for a successful intercultural mediation. The sessions allowed participants to explore the role and importance of a cultural mediator in facilitating the communication and understanding between diverse individuals and communities in Slovenia.
Personal Hygiene and Sanitation Education Campaign
30.07.2015 National Network of Health Mediators
In April 2015 National Network of Health Mediators` team started developing educational tool for Health mediators on Hygiene topics.
Official Premiere of the Film “To Build a Bridge”
17.06.2015 National Network of Health Mediators
“To Build a Bridge” was shot in 2014 within the project “EQUI HEALTH – Improving the access and quality of health care and services for migrants, Roma and other vulnerable groups”, implemented by International Organization of Migration. The film has a short 5 minute version as well: “Profession health mediator”, presented in the end of 2014.
 


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