Disadvantaged Groups / Projects

First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Institutional Treatment, Human Rights and Care Assessment [ITHACA]
The project aims to improve the protection of human rights and dignity as well as the general health status of those in health or social care institutions with mental ill-health, mental disability or ...
The project aims to improve the protection of human rights and dignity as well as the general health status of those in health or social care institutions with mental ill-health, mental disability or dependency.
Start date: 01/04/2007 - End date: 01/04/2010

Call: Health Determinants (Hd 2006)
Topic: Disadvantaged Groups
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
AVERROES Network - Improving access to health care for asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in the EU [AVERROES]
The project contributes to enhancing the European Union population’s health, by improving asylum seekers’ and undocumented migrants’ access to health care. Médecins du Monde (MdM) aims at docum...
The project contributes to enhancing the European Union population’s health, by improving asylum seekers’ and undocumented migrants’ access to health care. Médecins du Monde (MdM) aims at documenting asylum seekers and undocumented migrants’ access to health care in the EU. MdM also seeks to promote these populations’ right to access health care on equal terms with nationals, and a right to protection against deportation for seriously ill foreigners.
Start date: 01/04/2008 - End date: 01/04/2011

Call: Health Determinants (Hd 2007)
Topic: Disadvantaged Groups
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Better Statistics for Better Health for Pregnant Women and Their Babies: European Health Reports [EURO-PERISTAT III]
The project seeks to produce and disseminate a European Perinatal Health Report based on data collected in 2006 in all EU countries which includes policy-relevant analyses of maternal and child health...
The project seeks to produce and disseminate a European Perinatal Health Report based on data collected in 2006 in all EU countries which includes policy-relevant analyses of maternal and child health outcomes, care provision, inequalities and migrant health. The project will also develop an Action Plan for Sustainable Perinatal Health Reporting with recommendations about the mission, structure, operation and partners of an information network. Partnership with other EU funded projects will be reinforced.
Start date: 01/07/2008 - End date: 01/01/2010

Call: Health Information (Hi 2007)
Topic: Disadvantaged Groups
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Boys and Girls - An interactive web-based series to promote healthy lifestyles among European adolescents [Boys and Girls]
The general objective is to carry out and assess the effectiveness of a web-campaign and to raise awareness about risky lifestyles for youth aged 15-18 years old who are neither in work nor in educati...
The general objective is to carry out and assess the effectiveness of a web-campaign and to raise awareness about risky lifestyles for youth aged 15-18 years old who are neither in work nor in education. The project aims to target these adolescents in a way that will lead to raise their awareness and knowledge of healthier behaviours.

Specific objectives:
1. Preparation
The final messages and production of the web series will be developed, peer reviewed and validated over the project duration by issue experts, a focus group of adolescents and social networks.
2. Roll-out
The roll-out of the web-campaign will include activities aimed at gathering interest for the series through social networks, media and web-based channels etc., as well as the display of the series on the relevant sharing platforms (eg. Youtube, Daily Motion)
3. Evaluation
The aim is to test the effectiveness of an innovative communication approach to the target group, that could be applied in other EU and national health policies.

Start date: 01/09/2010 - End date: 01/09/2012

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2009)
Topic: Disadvantaged Groups
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Addressing inequalities interventions in regions [AIR]
The principal objective of the project is to assist European, regional and local policymakers in developing health policy in order to reduce health inequalities. Using the results and recommendations ...
The principal objective of the project is to assist European, regional and local policymakers in developing health policy in order to reduce health inequalities. Using the results and recommendations of the project, decision makers will be able to integrate actions proven to reduce health inequalities in primary care settings at a regional level, taking into account differing regional and national situations
Start date: 04/11/2009 - End date: 04/07/2012

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2008)
Topic: Disadvantaged Groups