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Webinar on the European Community Health Worker Online Survey (ECHOES)

Friday 17 November 2017, 10:30 – 11:15

To enhance participation in the European Community Health Worker Online Survey (ECHOES), a webinar will be hosted on the EU Health Policy Platform.

ECHOES is the first ever Europe-wide online survey that has been launched with the aim of improving health care services for men who have sex with men (MSM). The ECHOES survey is the first of its kind to target community health workers who provide sexual health support including counselling, testing, and psychosocial care for MSM. ECHOES is part of the ESTICOM project funded by the 3rd European Health Programme 2014-2020.

Meeting agenda:

Introduction (5')

  • Mr Jürgen Scheftlein - Policy Officer
    Health Inequalities and Determinants Unit
    DG SANTE, European Commission
  • Mr Jean Luc Sion - Policy Officer
    Crisis Management and Preparedness in Health Unit, DG SANTE, European Commission
  • Ms Cinthia Menel Lemos - Project Officer
    Health Unit, Executive Agency Chafea

Introduction by ECHOES (20')
Including definition of Community Health Workers (CHW)
University of Brighton & promotion strategy
Ms Oksana Panochenko (AAE) and Mr Nigel Sherriff (University of Brighton)

Discussion with participants (20') on their national promotion plans and difficulties

The floor will be open for participants to interact.