New Research Group ‘Migration, Care and Ageing’ Established in Finland

by Ulla Buchert Members of the research group from left to right: Vanessa May, Sirpa Wrede, Anastasia Asikainen, Laura Kemppainen, Anne Kouvonen, Anna-Leena Riitaoja, Nuriiar Safarov, Ulla Buchert, Veera Koskinen, Antero Olakivi. A new Finnish research group ‘Migration, Care and Ageing’ (MICA) started its’ work in the beginning of the last year. The group is […]

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Talking about life and death

written by Dr Gudule Boland Intercultural palliative care Talking about life and death isn’t easy for anyone. Migrant families find it even more difficult. To stimulate conversations about the last phase of life, Pharos – centre of expertise on health disparities – has made films to stimulate families to talk about it. Important topics in […]

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Eniec members in the Conference “Care for and social well-being of older migrants”

Next year on the 19th of February five of our ENIEC members will contribute to a conference in Leiden, The Netherlands, which is organised by Imiscoe, a European network of scholars of migration and integration with a focus on comparative research. The theme of this conference is ‘Care for and social well-being of older migrants’. Hanna […]

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Specialist in Migration Health course launched in Pécs

written by Nikolett Arnold The University of Pécs Medical School Department of Migration Health has launched the Specialist in Migration Health course this fall. The course is full-time postgraduate training course for students who already have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a one of the specified fields. The course is a 120 ECTS course […]

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Centenary Celebration of the Frankfurter Verband

by Jan Booij   November 5, 2018, the Frankfurter Verband celebrated its centenary. The welfare and care organization has a direct connection with the city and with the social and political developments in Frankfurt. You can read this in the history description on the website: https://www.frankfurter-verband.de/100-jahre.html You can find back there the spirit of different […]

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Care for elderly migrants with dementia

  written by Frederic Lauscher To improve care for people with dementia in The Netherlands a national platform called “Deltaplan Dementia“ tries to address and manage the topic of dementia. A lot of member organizations work together in an 8-year action plan (2013 to 2020) on that topic. One part of the “Deltaplan Dementia” is […]

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Anndeloris Chacon is a finalist in MTM Awards 2018 in the category Mukhtyar Singh Community Champion Award.

Bristol Black Carers which is managed by Anndeloris Chacon, ENIEC member in UK and Chair of the organizing committee of AM 2029, is a finalist in the MTM Awards 2018 in the category Community Group Award. It is an honor for Anndeloris and the charity to have been nominated and selected to be in the finals. The services […]

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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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