Croatia Health Situation at EU's Southern Borders - Assessment Report

Author/s: IOM MHD RO Brussels, Tea Vidovic, Mitre Georgiev
Language: English
Publication Type: Technical Report(External)

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This report presents the results of the assessment report of migrant, occupational, and public health which took place in April 2014 in Croatia as part of the EQUI-HEALTH project "Fostering health provision for migrants, the Roma, and other vulnerable groups” until April 2015. Migrant Health encompassess the physical, mental, and social needs of migrants; occupational health refers to the health needs of frst line staff, open reception centres, and detention facility staff engaged in the reception process; while public health discusses the local population's health needs. Desk review results are integrated in the report's relevant sections.  

The report is structured following the IOM/WHO/Spanish Presidency ofthe EU " Global Consultation on Migrant Health" conceptual framework (Madrid, 2010), based on the following pillars: 

  • Policy and legal framework
  • Partnerships, networks and multi-country frameworks
  • Monitoring migrant health 
  • Migrant-sensitive health system 

The Equi-Health project is co-financed under the EU 2012 work plan, within the second programme of Community action in the field of health (2008-2013), by a direct grant awarded to IOM by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (SANTE), through the Consumers, Health, Agriculture, and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA).

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