Background Within health systems, equity between migrants and native-born citizens is still a long way from being achieved. Benchmarking the equitability of policies on migrant health is essential for monitoring progress and identifying positive and negative aspects of national policies. For this purpose, the 2015 round of the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) was expanded to include a strand on health, in a collaborative project carried out between 2013 and 2017 in 38 countries.
The project intends to support the efforts of the Government of Malta in providing resettlement for refugees from Turkey to Malta, and by doing so contribute to providing durable solution for those in need of international protection.
The reallocation of persons with international protection from Malta to Germany 2011 (DERE) is a direct contribution of the German government to Malta in the framework of the responsibility sharing requested by the EC to support the high number of boats landed in Malta because of the crisis in Libya, started as of March 2011.
Strong capacity to engage with diverse beneficiaries in public service provision is understood to be a key factor that supports integration of third-country nationals. Strengthening the performance public service providers in Malta working with TCNs' on a daily basis such as health professionals (such as: Primary Care, Emergency, Psychologists - social workers, mental health and nurses working in the Policlincs and in the general hospitals), employment front-liners and Passport Office workers is essential to ensure accessibility and effective delivery of these services.
Migration in Malta – Country Profile 2015 seeks to provide an overview of the migration situation and trends in Malta.
With an area of just over 316 km², Malta is the smallest EU Member State (MS) and one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Malta’s geographical position in the centre of the Mediterranean and the legacy of 7,000 years of colonization, as well as of the times of strife and destitution are among the factors that have interacted to create the country’s unique and complex migration narrative.
The programme aims to establish a mechanism to enhance PRM's and the USINS' responsibilities for administering the U.S. refugee admissions program in the former Soviet Union as well as to provide high-quality, low-cost and responsive, as well as standardized and automated, processing of refugee applicants.
This paper aims to highlight the common denominator of cultural training demands and responses of mental health professionals, regardess of the healthcare system, the Europen country of the migrant community concerned, as well as the basic elements to efficiently implement cultural competency within the mental healthcare setting.