Webinar to discuss challenges of supporting refugees’ health during pandemic

May 25, 2021
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A digital dialogue entitled “The challenges of supporting refugees’ health during COVID-19” will be held on 26 May. The session is part of a series of digital dialogues held in collaboration with EuroHealthNet, a European network of European public health actors, as part of the EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality programme.

In this dialogue the discussions will evolve around solutions to help even the most marginalised members of society access health information and services to protect their health and wellbeing. specific case studies will be presented around access to health information in Lebanon, including efforts to combat disinformation on social media platforms. Participants will also hear from actors in the European Union who have developed services and projects to help improve health literacy and access to services for refugees and asylum seekers.

Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality is an EU-funded Technical Assistance Programme with the overall objective to strengthen the role of CSOs active at the regional scale, in building sustainable development, regional cohesion and resilience, as well as in influencing policy-making in the Southern Neighbourhood and the Euro-Mediterranean Space. ‘Mobilising local communities on regional issues of common concerns to influence the agenda of public decision-makers and regional institutions, and involve CSOs in emerging regional agendas and thematic dialogues’ is its core attribute.


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Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia