WHO Global School on Refugee and Migrant Health


This year, the Global School on Refugee and Migrant Health will be held online from 25 to 29 October 2021 with the theme “Sharing country experiences on health and migration”. It will be an e-learning event, hosted by and web-streamed from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The event will feature high-level keynote speeches, keynote lectures from international experts, presentations of relevant research studies, interactive Q&A sessions, and live panel discussions, as well as a series of reportage from different settings presenting the state of the health challenges for refugees and migrants and the responses on the ground. The series of reportage - one of the peculiarities of this second edition of the Global School - will also present the stories of refugees and migrants, and of the front-line health workers who receive first-hand information regarding the main issues encountered in refugees and migrant health-care delivery.

The School will feature five modules delivered over five consecutive days from Monday 25 October to Friday 29 October 2021 every day from 2 PM to 3.30 PM Geneva time (time zone adjuster). Each module will be dedicated to one specific thematic area as follows:

Day 1: Refugee- and migrant-sensitive health systems 
Day 2: Public health and migration during COVID-19 pandemic
Day 3: Public health aspects of mental health among refugees and migrants 
Day 4: Health promotion to improve the health and well-being of refugees and migrants 
Day 5: Financing health care for refugees and migrants

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