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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How are we doing? – Webinar 28.5.2020

written by Susanna Lehtovaara Information highways and trails of care – how are older migrants and minorities coping in pandemic situation? In Europe and around the world the Coronavirus has proven to be particularly acute and dangerous for older people. Exceptional actions have closed shops, and the authorities have instructed people to stay home and […]

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Project Participation Call Concerning Care of Older Migrants

written by Tina Pan As we all know, nursing homes are facing many challenges during this COVID-19-crisis. In addition, staff are facing communication challenges with some groups of residents, such as Chinese residents. Therefore, we want to apply to a project call of the Koning Boudewijnstichting on nursing homes and the COVID-19-crisis. (https://www.kbs-frb.be/nl/Activities/Calls/2020/20200420EG). The proposed project […]

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Lancet Migration Global Statement Published

written by Miriam Orcut Dear Friends & Colleagues, Please find our Lancet Migration Global Statement on Covid-19: ‘Leaving no one behind in the Covid-19 Pandemic: a call for urgent global action to include migrants & refugees in the Covid-19 response’ just published on our website here: https://www.migrationandhealth.org/migration-covid19 or directly available to download here: https://bit.ly/3a1Zyt4. To join our global call […]

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Caregivers and Volunteers Call Frail Elderly, “Corona-isolation is a problem”

Translation of the article on: https://www.pharos.nl/nieuws/zorgverleners-en-vrijwilligers-bellen-met-kwetsbare-ouderen-corona-isolement-is-een-probleem/  by Jennifer van den Broeke “We call many of our elderly. For them it is a confusing and incomprehensible time,” says Simone. She a nurse practitioner in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For caregivers and volunteers who work with older people this is a difficult period. Visiting is no longer possible […]

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Announcing ENIEC AM2021

Dear ENIEC Members and Friends, we hope you, your families and colleagues are well. Last week, we wrote to you to inform that our Annual Meeting 2020 had been canceled. The decision was incredibly difficult and came only through intense consultation and discussion. As this unprecedented global crisis unfolds, it is vitally important to the […]

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Program Eniec Annual Meeting 2020, Tallinn

  THE LEGACY OF CULTURAL CONTEXTS IN THE LIVES AND IDENTITIES OF MINORITY OLDER PERSONS IN EUROPE CULTURAL FACTORS AND SOCIAL IDENTITIES AS A SOURCE OF SUPPORT FOR OLDER PEOPLE   WEDNESDAY 25th March 13.00 – 16.30 Registration at Hotel Hestia Seaport, Uus-Sadama 23 14.00 – 16.00 Voluntary Walking Tour in the Old City of Tallinn 16.30 […]

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