Eniec Members are Invited to Join Free Online Conference

Join the online conference titled “COVID-19 and the health of Refugees, Migrants and Minorities”. The panelists will discuss how the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is disproportionately affecting minorities, refugees, migrants, workers in the informal economy, and other vulnerable communities globally and propose areas for research, operational and policy focus in response. Please visit here to […]

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Watch the interview with Anndeloris Chacon

written by Nikolett Arnold CoProduce Care, an association for carers, interviewed Anndeloris Chacon, our Eniec member from Bristol. CoProduce has a Youtube Channel where they share the Chatforcare interviews, and they completed the interview as part of Carers week in Bristol. If you listen to the interview you can find out all about Bristol Black […]

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Older migrants have the right to be treated with respect: respect of their age, and respect of their culture

written by Hanna Murray-Carlsson Eniec members Saloua Berdai Chaouni and Ann Claeys have published an article on the website of Ageing Equal about how older migrants are subject to both ageism and racism through othering of their care needs. By othering, they refer to have older migrants, and their care needs are considered different from the native-born population. To […]

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Reflections on How are we doing? Webinar

by Eva Rönkkö In the last week of May, a group of ENIEC members met in a webinar to discuss how are older migrants coping during this Covid-19 pandemic. The webinar was organized by ENIEC members in Finland, the same group who were to organize the annual meeting of our network in Tallinn last March. […]

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Short Introduction of the Migrant and Ethnic Minority Health Section of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA)

written by István Szilárd The Migrant Health Section of EUPHA has a more than twenty years long history and gradually has extended its scope for the public health problem of all of the most vulnerable groups of peoples. That is why during its 2010 conference in Pécs its name was changed for Migrant and Ethnic […]

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Senior Housing Community in the Netherlands

written by Yvonne Witter Surinam-born Glenn Hussain (62) has lived in the Netherlands since 1973, and has been actively improving society for many years. He, for instance, opened a cohousing project for elderly people as he noticed how, in his own environment, older people with a migrant background desired certain facilities. ‘Hearing those things makes […]

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Hanna Murray-Carlsson Conducted Research among Migrants in Nijmegen Day Centers

written by Hanna-Murray Carlsson Do professionals offering culture-specific daytime activities do things differently than mainstream providers? And what is the role of day care centres for older migrants in relation to municipalities and other care providers? Those were the questions guiding my research in day care centres for older migrants in Nijmegen, the Netherlands To […]

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A Study on Dementia among Families with Minority Ethnic Backgrounds in Norway

written by Elżbieta Anna Czapka „Immigrants know very little about how to help an elderly person with dementia in Norway… Because we don’t know where to get the information and help.”(a family caregiver to person living with dementia)  Norwegian Health Association obtained funding from Extrastiftelsen for a postdoc researcher, Elżbieta Czapka, to conduct a research […]

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Lola Casal Sanchez Taking up PhD Studies in Scotland

  written by Nikolett Arnold Lola Casal Sanchez, our current chair will start her PhD studies at University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University with the topic Addressing the Diversity of Health and Social Care Staff to Reduce Discrimination. She is participating in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie MSCA-ITN Project titled EuroAging that funds early […]

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University of Pécs Shares Thoughts on Immunization Week

written by Istvan Szilard Dear Colleagues, Every year, WHO dedicates the last week of April for the global immunization campaign. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we had to change our practice thus to replace the personal contact of the conference we set up a section on our website to promote the ever more importance of immunization. For […]

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