TB and Migrant Health in Western Europe: the Third Joint Webinar of REG and TBEC

The Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health (REG) and TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) are coordinating a series of 3 webinars on TB and migrant health. The final webinar will be held on May, 21 (Friday) 12:00 – 13:30 CEST. The webinars addresses the barriers migrants face when accessing TB and healthcare services across the WHO Europe region and the challenges for service delivery. The first webinar focused on TB and migrant health within the Eastern European and Central Asian (EECA) context, the second focused on a Western European and EU Member State context. The third webinar will be a panel discussion focused on service delivery.

This webinar will present the opportunity for a panel discussion with TB survivors and service providers who work with migrants within the WHO Euro region. This webinar is part of European Public Health Week (EUPHW). To find out more about EUPHW click here

The webinar will be held in Russian and English, with simultaneous translation.

To participate, please register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-MGm8RvgTD-Ny7zjW4jN3w


Moderator: Paul Sommerfeld, TBEC Chair

  • Stepan Koisa, Coordinator of Early Detection of TB Among Risk Groups, Way to Home Foundation, Odessa, Ukraine
  • Dilmurad Juraev, Social Worker, Plus Community-based Centre, Osh, Kyrgyzstan; TB survivor and former labor migrant in Russia
  • Dr Anne-Marthe Grislingås, National Arrival Center, Råde Kommune, Norway
  • Prof. Zeki Kılıçaslan, Immigrant Health Counselling Network, and Social Support, Istanbul TB Foundation