MIGRANT & REFUGEE HEALTH

The M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centres, Universities and National Academies has put Migrant and Refugee Health on the agenda of the World Health Summit since 2015.
In 2017, the M8 Alliance held their first Expert Meeting on this issue in Rome, attended by participants from around the world. Since then annual follow-up meetings were established.
In 2021, the M8 Alliance Webinar Series on Migrant and Refugee Health was established.

​​​​​Information on COVID-19 concerning Migrant and Refugee Health is available on the M8 Alliance COVID-19 Platform.



Expert Meetings

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June 18, 2021, Digital
M8 Alliance Expert Meeting - Webinar: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Migration
Sapienza University of Rome, CRESPPA and HEARD

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The M8 Alliance Webinar Series on Migrant & Refugee Health will take a summer break and will resume on September 7 on "The need for integration of migration health aspects in the education of health professionals".


Previous Meetings 

2021 | Digital


M8 Alliance Expert Meeting - Webinar: How Can Strengthened Healthcare for Migrants Foster Health for All
May 27, Sapienza University of Rome and Emergency

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M8 Alliance Expert Meeting - Webinar: Digital Solutions for Migrant and Refugee Health
April 19, Sapienza University of Rome and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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M8 Alliance Expert Meeting - Webinar: Ensuring the COVID-19 Vaccine Reaches Undocumented Migrants
March 30, Sapienza University of Rome and PICUM

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M8 Alliance Expert Meeting - Webinar: Migrant Health Issues in Massive Migration Areas in the COVID Period
February 22, Sapienza University of Rome and Association of Academic Health Centers International AAHCI

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M8 Alliance Expert Meeting - Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Migrant and Refugee Health
January 28, Sapienza University of Rome and The Lancet Commission Migration and Health

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2020 | Rome

Canceled due to COVID-19


2019 | Rome

M8 Alliance Expert Meeting Migrant and Refugee Health
June 7, Sapienza University of Rome

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2018 | Rome

M8 Alliance Expert Meeting Migrant and Refugee Health
June 15-16, Sapienza University of Rome

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2017 | Rome

M8 Alliance Expert Meeting on Migrants and Refugee Health
June 23-24, Sapienza University of Rome

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Sessions at the World Health Summit

World Health Summit 2020 

Panel Discussion Migrant and Refugee Health - Towards an Agenda of Solutions: Program and Speakers


World Health Summit 2019

Panel Discussion Protecting the Mental Health of Refugees and Migrants: Program and Speakers


World Health Summit 2018

Panel Disussion Migration and Refugee Health: Program and Speakers


World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2018 - Coimbra, Portugal

Session Migration and Health: Speakers and Summary


World Health Summit 2017

Workshop Migration and Global Health Policy: Program and Speakers


World Health Summit 2016

Keynote Session Migration and Refugee Health - From Care to Policy: Program and Speakers
Workshop Tuberculosis and Migration: Program and Speakers
Workshop Migration, Cultures and Health: Program and Speakers


World Health Summit 2015

Workshop Migration and Refugee Health: Program and Speakers
Workshop Stress and the City - Flight, Migration and Mental Health: Program and Speakers