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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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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