Migrants access to healthcare in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

December 17, 2021 from 2 p.m till 4 p.m Kyiv time a Roundtable “Migrants access to healthcare in Eastern Europe and Central Asia” will be organized, timed to the International Migrant Day.

The program of the event includes:

  • Presentation of the situation analysis on migration and TB in the region.
  • Presentation of the three operational studies that attempt to explore migrants’ access to HIV service in Russian Federation is as the largest host country in EECA, and two sending countries of the region Armenia and Uzbekistan.
  • Discussion policy recommendations grounded in research evidence and shape directions for future research on the nexus of migration and access to HIV and TB care among international migrants.

Please use the following link to register in advance for this event: https://cutt.ly/NYWkUJd

Simultaneous En/Ru translation will be provided for participants.

 Speakers:

  • Andrey Poshtaruk, Regional Advisor, UNFPA Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • Sharonnan Lynch, Senior Scholar at the Global Health Policy and Politics Initiative at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University
  • Mara Pillinger, Senior Associate, Global Health Policy & Politics O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
  • Maria Vyatchina, Junior Researcher, Institute of Interdisciplinary Medical Research, European University, St-Petersburg, Russia
  • Zhenya Mayilyan, President, Real World Real People, Armenia
  • Sergey Uchaev, Chair of the Board, Ishonch va Hayot, Uzbekistan
  • Staša Plećaš, Executive Director SWAN

Moderators of the session:

  • Daniel Kashnitsky, Academic Relations Coordinator, Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health
  • Vlada Rabinova, TB Europe Coalition

 

The Roundtable is organized by Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health in EECA region HIV, TB Europe Coalition and Policy Lab (Georgetown University).

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