Invitation to the inauguration seminar of the Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health (MESU)
The University of Copenhagen, University of Southerne Denmark and Odense University Hospital is one of the first in Europe to establish a Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health. The Centre is focusing on research concerning the health of immigrants and refugees. TrygFonden has granted DKK 10 million to support the establishment of the Centre at the Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.
The seminar takes place the 23rd of April 2010 at 15-17 in room 1.1.18, Centre for Health and Society, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Copenhagen.
15.00 – 15.15: Welcome and Introduction
By Centre Director and Professor Allan Krasnik, Dean Ulla Wewer and Project Manager at TrygFonden Mette Meldgaard
15.15 – 15.45: Guest lecture:”Changing patterns in migration and health: a European challenge”
By Dr. Manuel Carballo, Executive Director International Centre for Migration Health and Development, Geneva
15.45 – 16.00: MESU research strategies
By Research Director Marie Nørredam
16.00 – 16.20: Examples of MESU Projects
- ” Where do you find support when living with cancer – a comparative study among cancer patients with different ethnic background”
By PhD student Maria Kristiansen
- ” Undocumented migrants access to healthcare
By research fellow Dan Biswas
16.20 – 16.35:”Migration and Health: global and local perspectives”
By Professor Ib Bygbjerg
16.35 – 16.50:”Migration and health in clinical practice”
By Consultant and associate professor Morten Sodeman
16.50 – 17.00 pm: Concluding remarks
By Centre Director and Professor Allan Krasnik
17.00 – 18.00: Reception
The Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health (MESU) has been established in a close cooperation between the Department of Public Health and the Copenhagen School of Global Health at the University of Copenhagen, the National Institute of Public Health at the University of Southern Denmark and the Migrant Health Clinic, Odense University Clinic.
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