Migration and health

Recent events in North Africa and the Middle East triggered a dramatic increase in migration, which highlights the need to identify best practices and engage in a cross-national political dialogue on migration. Through the Public Health Aspects of Migration in Europe (PHAME) project, WHO/Europe is working closely with Member States to strengthen the health sector’s preparedness and the public health capacity to better address emergency-related migration.

Migrant health in the European Region

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World Refugee Day: WHO trains Syrian refugees to serve as home-care staff to older and disabled refugees in Turkey

With the support of the German Federal Government, WHO has trained 350 Syrian refugees like Aaliyah to serve as community health support staff for the provision of home care and social services to those Syrian refugees who experience difficulties in reaching health centres.


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The Knowledge Hub on Health and Migration

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Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health

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