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Cor Interregional Group on Health and Wellbeing – Meeting on “Health and migration”
14 October 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The next meeting of the European Committee of the Regions’ Interregional Group on Health and Well-being will take place on 14 October at 14h30-16h30 at the European Committee of the Regions building, room JDE 70. The topic of the meeting is
“Health and Migration”
The meeting aims to discuss migrants’ access to health services, both from a European, regional and local perspective.
Interpretation will be available in English, Italian and Spanish.
14h30 – 14h40 Welcome and Introduction
Mr Karsten Uno Peterson, Chair of the CoR Interregional Group on Health and Wellbeing
14h40 – 15h00 Key Note Speech on Health and Migration
Ms Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Senior Regional Migration Health Manager, Regional Office for the European Economic Area, the EU and NATO, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
15h00 – 15h15 Cost of Exclusion from Healthcare – The Case of Migrants in an Irregular Situation
Ms Ludovica Banfi, Programme Manager, Freedoms and Justice Department, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
15h15 – 16h00 Panel with a selection of Regional and Local Good Examples on Health and Migration
16h00 – 16h30 Q&A with the speakers
Moderator: Mr Karsten Uno Peterson, Chair of the CoR Interregional Group on Health and Wellbeing