Researching Intercultural Competence of Medical Students: Erika Marek in Nicosia

written by Erika Marek Dr Erika Marek, senior lecturer represented our department and gave oral presentation at the 2nd International Congress of Health Workforce Education and Research organized by the European University Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus between 9th – 10th May 2019. The title of the presentation: Medical students’ self-assessed level of intercultural competence: first results of […]

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On the Frontline of Migration: University of Pécs Training with WHO in Bosnia

 written by Nikolett Arnold On 26 and 27 of March 2019 the team of the Univeristy of Pécs Medical School Migration Health Programs carried out a short training on the health aspects of migration. The event was organized jointly by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Federal Ministry of Health of Bosnia with partial funding […]

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A Summary of the Dementia Workshop of AM2019

by Jennifer van der Broeke Dementia is one issue that is of importance in the city of Bristol. It also is a topic many members of ENIEC have expertise in from a great variety of angels. Some members are informal caregivers, some teach students who will become carers in the dementia field, and others are […]

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Music & Memory, music as medicine

by Manon Bruinsma With the help of a headphone, an MP3player and a personalised playlist, it is possible to give older people access to the musical favorites of their past. The relaxing and comforting aspect of your own favorite music takes away anxiety and lessens depression and apathy. For those older people stuck in a […]

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Presentation of Helen Holland

Helen Holland presented the vision of Bristol City Council about care for an elderly population as they are experiencing a crisis in that area right now and it is time for action. She introduced a three-tier system and the pathway of care necessary in the process of ageing. The Better Lives project is already a […]

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ENIEC knowledge at the Alzheimer  Europe Conference in Barcelona

ENIEC is proud to be represented by Gözde Duran, Caroline Smits, and Siiri Viri during the  28th  Alzheimer  Europe Conference in Barcelona, Spain. Caroline Smits has presented an oral poster presentation on Positives aspects on the relationship between a parent with dementia and their caregiving child and Gödze Duran has facilitated a discussion on Towards Cultural Sensitive Care organizations […]

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Care and support for elderly labour migrants in Belgium by David Talloen and Olivia Vanmechelen

Our ENIEC-members David Talloen and Olivia Vanmechelen wrote an article in the magazine Geron about care and support for elderly labor migrants in Belgium. The migrant workers who came to Belgium 40 to 60 years ago from Southern-Europe, Turkey and Northern Africa have a different social profile as well as different expectations to care. David Talloen and […]

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KOTOSA – A Project about SubSaharan elderly in Brussels

Kotosa is a documentary about SubSaharan elderly in Brussels, Belgium. Kotosa means ‘to respect’ in Lingala, the official language in the Democratic Republic of Congo. DRC is a former colony of Belgium, so we share a turbulent and at times violent past – and present. In Brussels almost 30 percent of the elderly (65+) have an immigrant background. It’s a very diverse group. Sub-Saharan elderly […]

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Roma people as a target group in the brain health promotion project ETNIMU in Finland

By Siiri Jaakson, Finland. The Society for Memory Disorders Expertise in Finland has run a project called ETNIMU since 2015. The aim of the project has been to promote the brain health of the elderly from different ethnic backgrounds in Finland. Besides the Roma people, the target groups were chosen to be the Russian, Estonian and […]

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