University of Pécs Members Invite ENIEC Friends to Participate

written by Nikolett Arnold

The Univeristy of Pécs Medical School Chair of Migration Health is organizing the conference titled Health 2020 for Rural Population with a Special Attention on Increasing Diversity of Rural Regions’ Population and its Health, Public Health, Occupational Health Impacts on 24-26 August 2020. The conference will be held in cooperation with the International Association of Rural Health and Medicine (IARM),  and WHO Regional Office in Europe.

We have invited Lola Casal Sanchez to give a keynote speech at the conference which will have a section concentrating on aging in rural areas. As our main theme is diversity, migrant health and the health of other vulnerable groups will be in the focus of this section. We would like to kindly invite ENIEC members to participate and share their experiences through presentations. Registration through the conference website ( will be open in February, and the abstracts shall be submitted until 31 May 2020. If you would need more information do not hesitate to contact us, however, Professor Szilárd and Erika Marek will also come to Tallinn and we can discuss the meeting in more detail.


Provisional program


Keynote speeches (only in English):

WHO: Health 2020 for rural population – an overview

Country level reports:

Japan, South-Korea, India, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Serbia, Hungary


Parallel sections

  • Primary Health Care in Rural Regions
    • Subsections:
      • Organization of Primary Health Care in Rural, Remote Regions
      • Pediatric Care in Rural Regions,
      • Immunization of Rural Population;
  • Health Status and Access to Healthcare for Migrants Living in Rural Areas
  • Provision of Interculturally Competent Health and Social Care in Rural Regions
    • Mental Health Challenges in Rural Areas with Diverse Population
    • Occupational Health and Diversity
  • Ethnic Minorities Living in Rural Areas- with a Special Focus on Roma Population
  • Aging in Rural Areas: Challenges and Good practices
  • Health Promotion, Health Education in remote villages
  • Challenges of Pharmaceutical Supply in rural regions
  • The Role of NGOs in Assisting the Health of Rural Population