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Austria: Health project for migrants nominated for European Health Award 2015

The project “Health with Migrants for Migrants in Europe” (MiMi) is improving migrants’ and refugees’ access to health services by increasing their health literacy and capacity building. MiMi's key tools for social inclusion includes executive education for intercultural mediators, health campaigns in migrant communities, multilingual health guides to explain health systems, related health topics or healthy life styles, networking and evaluation.

The European Health Award honours initiatives aiming to improve public health or healthcare in Europe. It was established in 2007 to promote cross-border cooperation, multi-country working and the development of sustainable, innovative and transferable initiatives which address current challenges such as disparities in health status, access to services and the provision of treatment within Europe. Further information (in German) …