The 2nd meeting of the migHealthCare project took place at the University of Uppsala in Sweden. The meeting, which tool place from 15 – 16 March 2018, was attended by 17 persons from 10 EU countries.
The focus of the meeting was to review the progress of the migHealthCare project so far. Special attention was given to the on-going research on the needs, expectations and capacities of healthcare service providers who work with vulnerable migrants. Furthermore, participants discussed the administration of a research survey in the 10 EU countries, with which they will collect information on the physical and mental health profile of migrants and refugees. The survey is being conducted in several languages, including the national language where it is administered, as well as main languages spoken by migrants and refugees such as English, French, Arabic, Pashto, Dari, Somali and Farsi.
Finally, the meeting also discussed new possible collaborations, sharing of the research results in international conferences as well as the next steps for the development of an online database with mapping results of existing services.