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NEW e-Learning on Migration and Health

Rodrigo Filipe
NEW e-Learning on Migration and Health
by Rodrigo Filipe - Friday, 3 April 2020, 9:41 AM

Check out the e-learning course for training of professionals working with migrants and refugees. It is presented as four courses tailored to four audiences: 

law enforcement
trainers /

By the end of this course participants will:

·         Understand the complexity of health needs, challenges and risks faced by migrant populations;
·         Recognise factors of vulnerability and assess migrants' health conditions;
·         Get familiar with practical tools to deal with people in acute stress;
·         Get familiar with tools to deal with and communicate efficiently with migrant populations.


This online course was produced under the third EU Health Programme [2014-2020] in the frame of a Service Contract 20167204 “Provision of training for first-line health professionals, law enforcement officers and social workers working at local level with migrants and refugees and training of trainers” with the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea) acting under the mandate from the European Commission. 

The content of the course has been developed by a consortium constituted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,  the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Italian Institute of Public Health (ISS), the Association of Schools of Public Health of the European Region (ASPHER),  the Instituto de Saude Publica da Universidade do Porto (ISPUP) and  the University La Sapienza of Rome.

The courses are linked to the face to face material that is uploaded in the Health Policy Platform, under the Network “Migration and Health: Training for professionals”.